Washington: Government Printing Office, 1866. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto (4to). Very good- condition. Item #016485
xiv, 315 pages of text, including an index. Original brown cloth binding is quite worn, with the spine quite faded, worn and chipped, but remaining intact and attractive. Small label at the bottom of the spine. Theological seminary bookplates on the inside front cover, without any marking in the text. Very minor foxing to the text. Complete with 39 folding maps. Includes: 3 progress sketches; Eastport Harbor and approaches, Maine; Rockport and Camden Harbors, Maine; Boothbay Harbor, Maine; Isles of Shoals, New Hampshire; Lynn Harbor, Massachusetts; Boston Bay and approaches, MA; Sippican Harbor, MA; Bristol Bay, Rhode Island; Newport Harbor, RI; Long Island Sound, eastern sheet; Long Island Sound, middle sheet; Long Island Sound, western sheet; Absecom Inlet, New Jersey; Chesapeake Bay from the head of the Bay to Magothy River; Chesapeake Bay from Magothy River to Choptank River; Chesapeake Bay from Choptank River to the Potomac; Potomac River (4); Core Sound, North Carolina; Cape Lookout Shoals, NC; Beaufort River, South Carolina and Inland Passage to St. Helena Sound; Wassaw Sound, Georgia; Charlotte Harbor, Florida; Mississippi River, reconnaissance from Rodney to Lake Landing; and the same from Lake Landing to Palmyra Bend; Ohio River, from Mound City to Cairo; Western caost of the US (3); Pacific Coast from Point Pinos to Bodega Head; Bodega Bay, California; and 3 diagrams. The maps are generally in excellent condition, with only very small tears near the connecting hinge, and minor foxing. A well preserved interior, and a relatively sound exterior. First edition.