United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. Atlantic Local Coast Pilot — Sub-Division 2 — Frenchman’s Bay to Isle Au Haut. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office. 1879. VI, -190 pp. Limp leather covers are lightly spotted and worn at the edges and spine. Charts and views show limited, expected light browning at the folds. Very good.
This is the second edition of the first separately issued coast pilot of this part of the Maine coast. An 1874 coast pilot covered the entire Gulf of Maine from Eastport to Boston. It contains two charts: Winter Harbor (full page) and South West Harbor (folding). Also included are 5 fold-out pages of recognition views. Each of these pages contains between two and four separate recognition views. Among the shoreline views depicted are: Winter Harbor, Frenchman’s Bay, Mount Desert, Southwest Harbor, Bass Harbor, Blue Hill Bay, Isle au Haut (2 views), Eggemoggin Reach (2 views) and Deer Island Thoroughfare (2 views). [ICN 7272.]