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Auction archive: Lot number 142

Bound Collection of Appendices to U.S. Government Reports

Estimate
US$300 - US$500
Price realised:
US$192
Auction archive: Lot number 142

Bound Collection of Appendices to U.S. Government Reports

Estimate
US$300 - US$500
Price realised:
US$192
Beschreibung:

Bound Collection of Appendices to U.S. Government Reports Author: Place: Washington, D.C. Publisher: Government Printing Office Date: 1882-1891 Description: 8 volumes in 1. Appendices to U.S. Government Reports, most from the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, bound together. 28.2x22.7 cm (11x9"), bound in period quarter cloth with pebbled cloth boards. Comprises: Methods and Results, an Attempt to Solve the Problem of the First Landing Place of Columbus in the New World. Appendix No. 18 - Report for 1880. With large folding map 'Chart of Part of the Bahamas Islands Showing the Tracks Ascribed to Columbus on his Discovery of the New World' 59.8x93.7 cm (23½x37") is in two halves. Methods and Results, an Enquiry into the Variation of the Compass off the Bahama Islands at the time of the Land Fall of Columbus in 1492. Appendix No. 19 - Report for 1880. With map 'Chart of the Secular Change in the Agonic Line of the North Atlantic between 1500 and 1900' 22x28 cm (8½x11"). Report of the Superintendent of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Showing the Progress of the Work During the Fiscal Year Ending with June, 1884. Methods and Results, Magnetic Variations off the Coasts of California and Mexico 1774 to 1790. Appendix No. 7 - Report for 1885. Methods and Results, Voyages of Discovery and Exploration on the Northwest Coast of America from 1539 to 1603. Appendix No. 7 - Report for 1886. With folding map 'Chart of the Landfalls of Cabrillo and Ferrelo on the Pacific Coast from the Gulf of California to Latitude 42°30' 57.5x47 cm (22½x18½"). Geographical Explorations, Early Expeditions to the Region of Bering Sea and Strait... Appendix No. 19 - Report for 1890. With 2 folding maps charting a Danish voyage to North America in 1741. One large chart, 55.5x134 cm (22x52¾") in three pieces; 38x97 cm (15x38¼"). Bulletin No. 20. Approved for Publication December 12, 1890. Geographical Explorations, Notes on an Early Chart of Long Island Sound and its Approaches. Appendix No. 20 - Report for 1890. With folding map 'A Portion of a Map of New England...by L.M. Byrne. April 1887.' 53x96.5 cm (21x38"). Lot Amendments Condition: Cloth slightly worn; varying degrees of toning to textblock, occasional foxing, maps all repaired with linen tape along major folds, many in pieces as stated with smaller edge tears or tears at fold intersections; very good with maps deserving of repair. Item number: 316173

Auction archive: Lot number 142
Auction:
Datum:
5 Nov 2020
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

Bound Collection of Appendices to U.S. Government Reports Author: Place: Washington, D.C. Publisher: Government Printing Office Date: 1882-1891 Description: 8 volumes in 1. Appendices to U.S. Government Reports, most from the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, bound together. 28.2x22.7 cm (11x9"), bound in period quarter cloth with pebbled cloth boards. Comprises: Methods and Results, an Attempt to Solve the Problem of the First Landing Place of Columbus in the New World. Appendix No. 18 - Report for 1880. With large folding map 'Chart of Part of the Bahamas Islands Showing the Tracks Ascribed to Columbus on his Discovery of the New World' 59.8x93.7 cm (23½x37") is in two halves. Methods and Results, an Enquiry into the Variation of the Compass off the Bahama Islands at the time of the Land Fall of Columbus in 1492. Appendix No. 19 - Report for 1880. With map 'Chart of the Secular Change in the Agonic Line of the North Atlantic between 1500 and 1900' 22x28 cm (8½x11"). Report of the Superintendent of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Showing the Progress of the Work During the Fiscal Year Ending with June, 1884. Methods and Results, Magnetic Variations off the Coasts of California and Mexico 1774 to 1790. Appendix No. 7 - Report for 1885. Methods and Results, Voyages of Discovery and Exploration on the Northwest Coast of America from 1539 to 1603. Appendix No. 7 - Report for 1886. With folding map 'Chart of the Landfalls of Cabrillo and Ferrelo on the Pacific Coast from the Gulf of California to Latitude 42°30' 57.5x47 cm (22½x18½"). Geographical Explorations, Early Expeditions to the Region of Bering Sea and Strait... Appendix No. 19 - Report for 1890. With 2 folding maps charting a Danish voyage to North America in 1741. One large chart, 55.5x134 cm (22x52¾") in three pieces; 38x97 cm (15x38¼"). Bulletin No. 20. Approved for Publication December 12, 1890. Geographical Explorations, Notes on an Early Chart of Long Island Sound and its Approaches. Appendix No. 20 - Report for 1890. With folding map 'A Portion of a Map of New England...by L.M. Byrne. April 1887.' 53x96.5 cm (21x38"). Lot Amendments Condition: Cloth slightly worn; varying degrees of toning to textblock, occasional foxing, maps all repaired with linen tape along major folds, many in pieces as stated with smaller edge tears or tears at fold intersections; very good with maps deserving of repair. Item number: 316173

Auction archive: Lot number 142
Auction:
Datum:
5 Nov 2020
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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