Lot 96 of 435:
George Davidson analyzes Exploration of West Coast  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Methods and Results - Voyages of Discovery and Exploration on the Northwest Coast of America From 1539 to 1603. Appendix No. 7 - Report for 1886
Author:
Davidson, George
Place:
Washington
Publisher:
Government Printing Office
Date:
1887
Description:

Title leaf, pp. 155-253 pp. Printed on one side only. Folding map. (Folio) 37x30.5 cm (14½x12"), original printed wrappers. First Edition.

The voyages of Ulloa, Vizcaino, Drake, and others are analyzed and compared. Issued by the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, F.M. Thorn Superintendent.
The folding map is "Landfalls of Cabrillo and Ferrelo on the Pacific Coast from the Gulf of California to latitude 42º 30' by George Davidson." It measures 53.5x46 cm.
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Condition:
Lightly worn, creasing to rear wrappers; very good.
 
Item number:
290136
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