Dix Island Maine 1874 coastal chart old map detailed scarce heavy paperBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Approaches to Dix Island Maine.
(Atlantic coast survey of Maine- New England shore cartography)
Issued 1874, Washington, D.C. for U.S. Coast Survey.
Beautiful late 19th century antique coastal chart. Printed on heavy paper and sold for 50 cents, a premium price at the time.
Very detailed lithographic printing, showing countless individual houses, interior topography and terrain features, roads with houses located, sounding depths, etc.
Light uniform paper age toning, still remaining mostly very clean - a well preserved and pleasing visual example.
Sheet measures c. 20" H x 23 1/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 17 7/8" x 20".
Guthorn, United States Coastal Charts, pp. 17-22.
Burchard, Catalogue of the Publications Issued by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey 1816-1912.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 4.