Chart of Georges Shoal & Bank, Surveyed by Charles Wilkes, Lieut. Commandant

Wilkes, Charles

Published by (Navy Department), 1837
Condition: Very Good
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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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Title: Chart of Georges Shoal & Bank, Surveyed by ...

Publisher: (Navy Department)

Publication Date: 1837

Binding: Paper

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: (First Printing).

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