Maps and Charts

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Maps and Charts


  • 1851. [UNITED STATES COAST SURVEY]. Sketches Accompanying the Annual Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, 1851. [Washington: Public Printer, 1852]. 58 folding maps and diagrams. 11 x 8-3/4 inches, blind and gold-stamped cloth. Includes: California Coast (with San Miguel Island as San Bernardo); Mare Island; Point Conception; Point Pinos; Trinidad Bay; San Francisco Bay; San Diego (includes Coronados Island); Humboldt Bay; Progress of San Francisco Survey; West Coast of California. Executive document No. 26, 32nd Congress, 2nd session. "With the compliments of A. D. Bache" (superintendent), tipped-in.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib M. D. Daily]


  • 1852. [UNITED STATES COAST SURVEY]. Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, Showing the Progress of the Survey During the Year 1852. Washington: Robert Armstrong, Public Printer, 1853. 173 pages + 37 folding maps and diagrams. 11 x 8-3/4 inches, blind and gold-stamped cloth. Includes: San Francisco Bay; Monterey Harbor; Reconnaissance of Catalina Harbor; Reconnaissance of San Pedro Harbor; City of San Francisco and Vicinity; Reconnaissance of Cuyler's Harbor (including NW End of San Clemente Island and Prisoners' Harbor, Santa Cruz Island); Reconnaissance of Harbors of Santa Cruz, San Simeon, Coxo and San Luis Obispo; Reconnaissance of Western Coast from San Francisco to San Diego (includes View of the town and mission of Santa Barbara; View of Catalina Harbor). Executive document No. 58, 32nd Congress, 2nd session.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib M. D. Daily]


  • 1853. [UNITED STATES COAST SURVEY]. Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, Showing the Progress of the Survey During the Year 1853. Washington: Robert Armstrong, Public Printer, 1854. 186 pages + 54 folding maps and diagrams. 11 x 8-3/4 inches, blind and gold-stamped cloth. Includes: Reconnaissance of the Coast of California from San Diego to San Francisco (includes View of Catalina Harbor, View of town and mission of Santa Barbara); Cortez Bank off San Clemente Island (includes San Nicolas, Santa Catalina, San Clemente islands); San Diego Bay; Santa Barbara, coast of California; San Francisco Bay. Executive document No. 14, 33rd Congress, lst session.
Note: Map of San Francisco at auction 2022 est. $500-$800 Pacific Book Auctions
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib M. D. Daily]


  • 1854. [UNITED STATES COAST SURVEY]. Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, Showing the Progress of the Survey During the Year 1854. Washington: Beverley Tucker, Public Printer, 1855. 288 pages + 58 folding maps and diagrams. 11 x 8-3/4 inches, blind and gold-stamped cloth. Sketch #43 is of Anacapa Island engraved by J. A. Whistler. Includes a letter from Superintendent A. D. Bache on the examination of a site for a light-house on Anacapa Island; a letter from T. H. Stevens of the U.S.S. Schooner Ewing regarding the same, which also mentions the loss of the [Winfield] Scott. Executive document No. 10, 33rd Congress, 2nd session.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib M. D. Daily]


  • 1855. [UNITED STATES COAST SURVEY]. Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, Showing the Progress of the Survey During the Year 1855. Washington: House of Representatives, 1856. 420 pages + 60 folding maps and diagrams. 11 x 8-3/4 inches, blind and gold-stamped cloth. Includes: a ten-page report on the California coast by George Davidson, and a short report by W. M. Johnson on the San Buenaventura Valley and Santa Cruz Island. Executive document No. 6, 34th Congress, lst session.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib M. D. Daily] Paid $300


  • 1855 REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE COAST SURVEY, Showing the Progress of the Survey during the Year 1855. Published by A. O. P. Nicholson, Printer, Washington (1856)
South Farallon Island
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib M. D. Daily]


  • 1856. [UNITED STATES COAST SURVEY]. Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, Showing the Progress of the Survey During the Year 1856. Washington: Cornelius Wendell, Printer, 1856. 358 pages + 67 folding maps and diagrams. 11 x 8-3/4 inches, blind and gold-stamped cloth. Includes: Topography of the main, adjacent to Santa Barbara channel (p. 82); #47 San Clemente Island, harbor of refuge at southeast end; #48 Anacapa and part of Santa Cruz island; #49 Entrance to San Francisco Bay; #60 Western Coast of the United States. Executive document No. 18, 34th Congress, 3rd session. "With the Compliments of Prof. A. D. Bache, Supt. U. S. Coast Survey" tipped-in.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib M. D. Daily]


  • [1857]. [California]. Facsimile of Britton & Rey’s “Map of the State of California”, 1857. Reprinted by the Friends of the Bancroft Library.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • 1862. [UNITED STATES COAST SURVEY]. Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, Showing the Progress of the Survey During the Year 1862. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1864. 434 pages + 49 folding maps and diagrams. 11 x 8-3/4 inches, gilt-stamped green cloth. Includes: Pacific Coast from San Diego to San Luis Obispo; Pacific Coast from San Luis Obispo to Bodego Head; San Francisco, upper bay, California; Coast from Point Pinos to Bodega Head, California; Bodega bay and roadstead. Executive document No. 70, 37th Congress, 3rd session.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib M. D. Daily]


  • 1869. [UNITED STATES COAST SURVEY]. Coast Pilot of California, Oregon, and Washington Territory. By George Davidson, Assistant Coast Survey. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1869. Gilt-stamped brown cloth. 262 pages. Benjamin Pierce was Superintendent. Many sketches tipped-in, including: View of the Town and Mission of Santa Barbara; View of Catalina Harbor. Plus descriptions of each of the California Channel Islands.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib M. D. Daily] Gift from Carey Stanton.


  • 1878. Wheeler, George M. Report upon U.S. Geographical Surveys west of the 100th Meridian Volume VI. Botany, 1878;

Volume VII, Archaeology, 1879. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.

[original in SCIF archives]


  • 1880. [UNITED STATES HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEY]. The West Coast of Mexico from the Boundary Line between the United States and Mexico to Cape Corrientes, including the Gulf of California. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1880. 209 pages including index. 20 plates of charts. Charts include San Martin Island; San Geronimo Island; San Benito Islands; Cerros (sic) and Natividad Islands; Asuncion Island; Guadalupe Island; Carmen Island, etc.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib M. D. Daily] Paid $75 at SF book fair 1997.


  • [Baja California]. C. M. Scammon. Map of a portion of Bahia Sebastian Vizcaino, including Laguna Manuela, Laguna Guerrero Negro, and Laguna Ojo de Liebre [Scammon’s Lagoon]. No place, publisher or date.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • [Baja California]. C. M. Scammon. “Chart of the Peninsula of Lower California with Additions of Lagoons on the West Coast.” Facsimile of the original in the Bancroft Library.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • [Baja California]. C. M. Scammon. Reconnaissance: Scammon’s Lagoon.” Facsimile of the original map in the Bancroft Library.
[original in SCIF archives]