antique prints, maps and watercolors

(Nantucket) Topographical map of Nantucket. Boston: Forbes, 1887. $395.00

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“Massachusetts Nantucket Sheet”

A very attractive large scale map of the island made for the United States Geological Survey.
Clearly shows the Nantucket railroad lines running from Nantucket town to “Siasconsett.” This topographical map shows the ponds, Nantucket Cliffs, Shawkemo Hills, Altar Rock Hills, and Folger Hill and their relative height in relationship to sea level.  

Unlike many later Geological Survey maps this map is color printed on nice quality paper.
Excellent condition save small loss to bottom right corner margin.

Color lithograph.
20 ¼ x 16 ¼ inches, sheet.
Excellent condition save small loss to extreme of bottom right corner