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Washington: Government Printing Office, 1853. Sea chart. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 15 3/8" x 18 7/8" This important nautical chart or maritime map depicts the city of Galveston and surrounding waters in 1853, connecting the Galveston Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. Includes Galveston Island, Pelican Island, and Bolivar Point. The chart notes depth soundings throughout to help navigate the waters. Sailing directions and tidal remarks are included. The city of Galveston is shown with impressive detail, featuring the city.....
Washington D.C. National Geographic, 1999. Features rich and vibrant color photography and monotone photography. 191 pages. Thin 4to. gray cloth with giltstamped text in dust wrapper. Washington D.C.: National Geographic, 1999. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper. Additional photography by Mark Thiessen, Keith Morehead, and Glen Marullo. Underwater paintings by Ken Marshall. Technical and historical consultation by Robert J. Cressman, Charles Habertein, Jr., and John Lundstrom.
Baltimore: Baltimore Association of Commerce, 1929. folding map, photo Illus. 66pp. 8vo, pr. wrs., wrappers sunned near spine, two small tears to wrappers. Baltimore: Export and Import Bureau, Baltimore Association of Commerce, 1929. Contains extensive survey of the port and its activities, along with many economic statistics.
Bryn Mawr: Franklin Press, 1956. 98 photo Illus., folding map. 276pp. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. chipped and lightly soiled, otherwise very good. Bryn Mawr: Franklin Press, (1956). Yachting cruises on Chesapeake Bay and Long Island Sound starting in 1897. This volume is a reprint of the Bryn Mawr, 1909 edition.