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(WEST--UTAH.) Howard Stansbury. Exploration and Survey

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(WEST--UTAH.) Howard Stansbury. Exploration and Survey

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GIFT OF FUTURE VICE PRESIDENT HANNIBAL HAMLIN (WEST--UTAH.) Howard Stansbury. Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah. 3 folding maps (the two main maps hand-colored in outline), 57 lithographed plates. 2 volumes. 487 pages. 8vo, publisher's cloth, minor wear to main volume, second volume (containing only the two large folding maps) disbound and lacking backstrip; one plate detached, some closed tears and verso tape repairs to the folding maps; gift inscription on front free endpaper of text volume, later library bookplates, inked stamps, and duplicate notations. 32nd Congress, March 1851 special session, Senate Exec. Doc. 3. - Philadelphia, 1852

First edition. "Of particular interest were the newly established Mormon settlements, and the routes and passes through the Rockies and possibly a railroad"--Wagner-Camp 219:3. "A number of outstanding details . . . make the Stansbury expedition map one of the most important of its decade"--Wheat, Transmississippi West III, 764-5 and pages III:117-127. Flake 8360; Graff 3947; Howes S884; Sabin 90370.



The inscription on the front free endpaper reads, "Geo. B. Moore from Hon. H. Hamlin, Washington, March 1853." Though not in future Vice President Hannibal Hamlin's hand, it indicates a gift from him while he served as a United States Senator. The volume also has a 1921 bookplate indicating a gift from Mr. Scudney to the Taunton Public Library.
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(WEST--UTAH.) Howard Stansbury. Exploration and Survey

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0343: (WEST--UTAH.) Howard Stansbury. Exploration and Survey

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Lot 0343 Details

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GIFT OF FUTURE VICE PRESIDENT HANNIBAL HAMLIN (WEST--UTAH.) Howard Stansbury. Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah. 3 folding maps (the two main maps hand-colored in outline), 57 lithographed plates. 2 volumes. 487 pages. 8vo, publisher's cloth, minor wear to main volume, second volume (containing only the two large folding maps) disbound and lacking backstrip; one plate detached, some closed tears and verso tape repairs to the folding maps; gift inscription on front free endpaper of text volume, later library bookplates, inked stamps, and duplicate notations. 32nd Congress, March 1851 special session, Senate Exec. Doc. 3. - Philadelphia, 1852

First edition. "Of particular interest were the newly established Mormon settlements, and the routes and passes through the Rockies and possibly a railroad"--Wagner-Camp 219:3. "A number of outstanding details . . . make the Stansbury expedition map one of the most important of its decade"--Wheat, Transmississippi West III, 764-5 and pages III:117-127. Flake 8360; Graff 3947; Howes S884; Sabin 90370.



The inscription on the front free endpaper reads, "Geo. B. Moore from Hon. H. Hamlin, Washington, March 1853." Though not in future Vice President Hannibal Hamlin's hand, it indicates a gift from him while he served as a United States Senator. The volume also has a 1921 bookplate indicating a gift from Mr. Scudney to the Taunton Public Library.

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