Reconnaissance of the Western Coast of the United States (Northern Sheet) from Umpquah River to the Boundary
Date Published: 1855
Description: Sea chart. Lithograph with hand coloring. Image measures 24.5" x 22.25".
Comments: Attractive sea chart of the northwestern coast of the United States. Includes depths, sailing directions and tidal information. Inset views include "Entrance to Columbia River, Cape Disappointment", "Duncan's Rock and Tahtoosh Island", "Flattery Rocks", "Destruction Island", "Sail Rock and Pt. Grenville", "Tillamook Head", "Cape Lookout" and "Cape Perpetua". Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an incredibly prolific surveyor, who worked as the superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. Minor aging along original folds.Binding: unbound
Condition: very good
Book ID: 218471