A fine chart of part of Massachussetts spanning from Buzzard's Bay out to the Nantucket Shoals around Nantucket, and Martha's Vineyard. It details water depths at hundreds of points around the area, topography and the major towns. Nicely hand colored.
1856 US Coastal Survey of Martha's Vineyard amd Nantucket Area in Massachusetts
Preliminary Chart of Part of the Sea Coast of Massachusetts from Saughkonnet River to Plymouth from a Trigonometrical Survey
Map Maker Specifics
United States Coastal Survey, 1856
22.5 x 31.5 in. plus margins
Good. Clear, sharp image with nice coloring. Issued folds. Expert repair of splits on verso in several folds and several small voids in folds expertly filled.