Genuine antique U.S. Coast Survey charts and vintage Orcas Island, Washington maps

1853 Coast Survery Western coast of U.S.
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Map Title:
U.S. Coast Survey
Reconnaissance of the
Western coast of the United States
from
Gray's Harbor to the entrance
of Admiralty Inlet
[With 4 vignette engraved views: 1) Duncan's Rock, Tatoosh I. & Cape Flattery; 2) Flattery Rocks and White Rock; 3) Destruction Island; and 4) Sail Rock and Pt. Grenville]


Year of Publication: 1853

Size: 19 3/4 (from leftmost edge of fly-leaf) x 16 1/2 inches.


Type of print:
Original steel engraving on thin 19th century map/survey paper

Publisher:
U.S. Coast Survey Office

Condition: Good/Very Good, with folds and fly-leaf binding as issued; minor browning along fold lines, per usual; left border trimmed along binding edge below fly-leaf, as issued; minor wrinkles in corners where the map was held in place by mylar corners on foam-core for gallery display; typical fine line engraved details.

$125
(to be shipped folded)


Sketch K Tillamook Bay to Canadian Boundary
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Map Title:
U.S. Coast Survey
Sketch K
Showing the progress of the Survey in
Section No. XI (Upper Sheet)
From Tillamook Bay to the Boundary
from 1850 to 1857


Year of Publication: 1857

Size: 20 1/2 (from leftmost edge of fly-leaf) x 27 inches.


Type of print:
Original steel engraving on thin 19th century map/survey paper

Publisher:
U.S. Coast Survey Office

Condition: Good, with folds and fly-leaf binding as issued; minor browning along fold lines, per usual; one tiny split at a fold intersection; left border trimmed along binding edge above and below fly-leaf; typical fine line engraved details.

$45
(to be shipped folded)


Entrance to Umquah River Oregon
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Map Title:
U.S. Coast Survey
Preliminary Survey of the
Entrance to Umquah River
Oregon


Year of Publication: 1854

Size: 14 (from leftmost edge of fly-leaf) x 19 inches.


Type of print:
Original steel engraving on thin 19th century map/survey paper

Publisher:
U.S. Coast Survey Office

Condition: Good, with folds and fly-leaf binding as issued; minor browning along fold lines, per usual; left border trimmed along binding edge above fly-leaf.

$40
(to be shipped folded)


Grenville Harbor Washington Territory
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Map Title:

(K No. 3) U.S. Coast Survey
Reconnaissance of
Grenville Harbor
Washington Territory


Year of Publication: 1854

Size: 10 x 7 7/8 inches.


Type of print:
Lithograph after engraving, with hand coloring

Publisher:
U.S. Coast Survey Office

Condition: Good, with light overall age tone; minor edge wear including light crease lower left edge and corner.

Port Gamble, Washington Territory
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Map Title:

U.S. Coast Survey
Reconnaissance of
Port Gamble
Washington Territory


Year of Publication: 1856

Size: 10 5/8 x 13 7/8 inches.


Type of print:
Engraving, with hand coloring

Publisher:
U.S. Coast Survey Office

Condition: Very Good/Excellent, with lower fold, as issued; binding holes/split at extreme top edge.


Blakely, Washington Territory
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Map Title:

U.S. Coast Survey
Reconnaissance of
Blakely Harbor
Washington Territory


Year of Publication: 1856

Size: 18 1/2 x 13 inches.


Type of print:
Engraving, with hand coloring

Publisher:
U.S. Coast Survey Office

Condition: Very Good/Excellent, with folds, as issued; one fox mark in left margin; lower left margin slightly trimmed, but very ample margin remains.

Dungeness Harbor, Washington Territory
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Map Title:

U.S. Coast Survey
Reconnaissance of
False Dungeness Harbor
and
Dungeness Harbor
Washington


Year of Publication: 1856

Size: 24 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches.


Type of print:
Engraving, with hand coloring

Publisher:
U.S. Coast Survey Office

Condition: Very Good/Excellent, with folds, as issued; crimp in lower left margin, not affecting image.


Bellingham Bay, Washington
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Map Title:

U.S. Coast Survey
Reconnaissance of
Bellingham Bay
Washington Ter.


Year of Publication: 1856

Size: 19 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches.


Type of print:
Engraving, with hand coloring

Publisher:
U.S. Coast Survey Office

Condition: Very Good/Excellent, with folds, as issued; blue watercolor paint spot in upper right, well outside of image area.

$125


Swinomish Channel, Skagit county Washington 1891
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Map Title:
Chart of Swinomish Slough,
Skagit County, Washington
showing proposed Channels and Dikes

[parts of Fidalgo Island, Whidby Island,
Swinomish Indian Reservation, Padilla Bay, etc.]


Year of Publication: 1891

Size: 20 x 38 inches.


Type of print:
Lithograph

Publisher:
U.S. Engineer Office

Condition: Very Good/Excellent, with folds, as issued; light browning and occasional splits along fold lines.

$195
(to be shipped folded)


Orcas Island, Bicentennial of its Discovery 1790-1990
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Map Title:
Orcas Island, Bicentennial of its Discovery 1790-1990
Limited edition map by Philo Lund
(this is the last map available from edition of 650)


Year of Publication: 1990
Hand-signed/Numbered by Philo Lund (650/650)

 

Size: 24 x 19 inches.


Type of print:
Offset Lithograph

Publisher:
Philo Lund

Condition:
Excellent to Very Good
(slight corner damage)


 

Ye Old Map of Orcas Island
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Map Title:
Ye Old Map of Orcas Island
[A classic map of Orcas Island published by our founder
Fred T. Darvill. We still have a few maps from the original printing nearly 70 years ago!]


Year of Publication: 1946

Size: 20 x 16 inches


Type of print:
Color lithograph after engraving by F. Stanley Piper

Publisher: Fred T. Darvill

Condition:
Excellent


$25

 

Ye Old Map of Orcas Island
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Map Title:
Ye Old Map of Orcas Island
[Same map as to left, but without color. From the original printing run in 1946.]


Year of Publication: 1946

Size: 20 x 16 inches


Type of print:
Lithograph after engraving by F. Stanley Piper

Publisher:
Fred T. Darvill

Condition:
Excellent

$15

 

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