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Washington: Government Printing Office, 1866. Map. Uncolored lithograph. Sheet measures 41.75" x 30.5". This exceptional sea chart issued by the United States Coast Survey in 1866 beautifully depicts the San Francisco Bay. The chart extends from Point Pinos and Monterey Bay northward to Bodega Bay and includes the whole of San Francisco Bay and San Pablo Bay. Offers inland detail along the coast and details the city of San Francisco. Oakland, Napa, Petaluma, Brooklyn, Union City, Vallejo, Redwood City, Alviso.....
U.S. Coast Survey, 1853. Sea chart. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 22.75" x 22.75". Great sea chart of the coast of California. Includes various data such as "General Sailing Directions from San Francisco to San Diego", topographical views of the coast line and notes on the tides. Some discoloration along folds, otherwise in very good condition. Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an incredibly prolific surveyor, who worked as the superintendent of the United States Coast Survey.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1967. Many Illus. by Dong Kingman, many in color. 4to, tan cloth, cloth lightly soiled. Garden City: Doubleday, 1967. Limited First Edition. Number 5 of 350 copies. Signed by both the author and illustrator. Also has a half-page inscription by Herb Caen, with an additional signature by him.