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NARRAGANSETT BAY, Rhode Island, 1873 (Map - MAP] A. D. Bache and Ben. Pierce - 1873. 
U.S. Coast Survey Office, (Wash. D.C.) 1873 - 1st edition, thus. 2 large sheets, with margins. Each oblong 32.5" x 27.75". Hand colored. Very Good. Original folds visible. Very Light toning along folds, with occasional tiny pin-point holes along some folds. Margins intact, with small tears where the map was inserted into the atlas. Beautifully hand colored, a Very Good example. ***This important and desirable, fine working nautical chart covers the entirety of Narragansett Bay from Providence Rhode Island to the Pettaquamscutt River and from east Greenwich and Apponaug to Fall River, inclusive of Newport, Warren, Rhode Island (the island), Bristol, Connecticut Island, and Prudence Island, comes from the Report of the Superintendent of the U.S. Coast Survey for 1873. It contains recordings of river depth, tide tale, ocean depths, sailing direction, road names, towns, travelers stops, streams, necks, island and farm names.*** [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
[Bookseller: Frey Fine Books]
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