Title: Chart of Georges Shoal & Bank, Surveyed by ...
Publisher: (Navy Department)
Publication Date: 1837
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: (First Printing).
Chart Of Georges Shoal & Bank, Surveyed By Charles Wilkes, Lieut. Commandant . in U.S. brig Porpoise, schooners Maria & Hadassah. By order of the Hon. Mahlon Dickerson, Secretary of the Navy. Published under the direction of the Navy Commissioners. 1837. Drawn by J. Alden and W. May. Engraved by S. Stiles, Sherman & Smith, New-York. Guthorn p.47; P-Maps 758; Claussen & Friis 233. Map folded as issued. There is some moderate offsetting of the title with light uniform toning, closed tears at several folds, else very good. Attached & With the original House of Representatives, Document No. 247., 25th Congress, 2d Session titled "George's Bank-Survey Of - - - Letter From The Secretary Of The Navy" Dated february 5, 1838. 5,(2) pages. 9-7/8 inches. Includes a four page report by Charles Wilkes, United States Brig Porpoise, New York Harbor, October 20, 1837. Removed. Size: 39-3/8 x 41 Inches. Bookseller Inventory # 000522
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