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235: Expl & Survey of Great Salt Lake Utah, 1853

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235: Expl & Survey of Great Salt Lake Utah, 1853

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Title: Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah...
Author: Stansbury, Howard
Description: 495 pp. Illustrated with 1 folding map and 56 lithograph plates, 33 of which are either colored or tinted (3 of those are folding panoramic views), and 23 are of various flora and fauna and fossils of the region. (8vo), original blindstamped purple cloth lettered in gilt.Stansbury's important exploration of the Great Salt Lake Basin and his report on the newly established Mormon settlements, as well as the routes and passes through the Rockies for emigrants and possibly a railroad. The present edition has the heading at top of the title-page, "Special Session, March 1851, Senate Executive No. 3." Lacks the 2 large folding maps that were issued in separate folder. Field 1940; Flake 8360; Graff 3947; Howes S884; Sabin 90372; Wagner-Camp 219:3.
Heading: Place Published: Washington
Publisher: Robert Armstrong
Date Published: 1853
Condition
Spine faded and nicked at ends; yellowing, rubber stamp and glue from bookplate of The Danforth-Dunbar School on front endpapers; foxed, a few signatures detached or starting; else very good.
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235: Expl & Survey of Great Salt Lake Utah, 1853

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Lot 0235 Details

Description
...
Title: Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah...
Author: Stansbury, Howard
Description: 495 pp. Illustrated with 1 folding map and 56 lithograph plates, 33 of which are either colored or tinted (3 of those are folding panoramic views), and 23 are of various flora and fauna and fossils of the region. (8vo), original blindstamped purple cloth lettered in gilt.Stansbury's important exploration of the Great Salt Lake Basin and his report on the newly established Mormon settlements, as well as the routes and passes through the Rockies for emigrants and possibly a railroad. The present edition has the heading at top of the title-page, "Special Session, March 1851, Senate Executive No. 3." Lacks the 2 large folding maps that were issued in separate folder. Field 1940; Flake 8360; Graff 3947; Howes S884; Sabin 90372; Wagner-Camp 219:3.
Heading: Place Published: Washington
Publisher: Robert Armstrong
Date Published: 1853
Condition
...
Spine faded and nicked at ends; yellowing, rubber stamp and glue from bookplate of The Danforth-Dunbar School on front endpapers; foxed, a few signatures detached or starting; else very good.

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