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Sailing directions for Alaska in 1891  

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Pacific Coast Pilot: Alaska. Part I, Dixon Entrance to Yakutat Bay with Inland Passage from Strait of Fuca to Dixon Entrance

Nichols, Henry E., compiler


Government Printing Office



243 pp. Errata sheet inserted between pages 8 and 9. With 18 plates of coastal profiles & views; folding chart. (4to) 29.3x19.6 cm (11½x7¾"), original half morocco & marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers & edges. Third Edition.

Issued by the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. This third edition leaves out the list of maps and authorities that appeared in the second edition. This edition also does not include maps as did the second edition. The introduction identifies Henry E. Nichols, U.S.N. as the compiler of this edition. The coastal views are listed in Index under views.

Provenance: PBA, 5/10/07

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Some rubbing and scuffing to covers; bookplate; very good.

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