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Stansbury's Report on the Salt Lake with maps

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Stansbury's Report on the Salt Lake with maps

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Author: Stansbury, Howard
Title: Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah, Including a Reconnoissance (sic) of a New Route Through the Rocky Mountains
Place Published: Washington
Publisher:Robert Armstrong
Date Published: 1853
Description:


495 pp. Illustrated with 57 lithograph plates, 34 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; folding map after that by Lahonton. (8vo) original blindstamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. With the separate volume containing two large folding maps.



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." The two maps are titled: "Map of the Great Salt Lake and Adjacent Country in the Territory of Utah. Surveyed in 1849 and 1850" [and] "Map of a Reconnaissance between Fort Leavenworth on the Missouri River, and the Great Salt Lake in the Territory of Utah, Made in 1849 and 1850 under the Orders of ... Abert ... Stansbury ... Gunnison and Albert Carrington". Field 1940; Graff 3947; Howes S884; Sabin 90372; Wagner-Camp 219:3; Wheat, Transmississippi 3, Maps 764-5.

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Cloth faded, spines chipped, previous owner's names, some foxing; very good.
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Stansbury's Report on the Salt Lake with maps

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Apr 02, 2015
Starting Price $350
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0318: Stansbury's Report on the Salt Lake with maps

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Lot 0318 Details

Description
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Heading:
Author: Stansbury, Howard
Title: Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah, Including a Reconnoissance (sic) of a New Route Through the Rocky Mountains
Place Published: Washington
Publisher:Robert Armstrong
Date Published: 1853
Description:


495 pp. Illustrated with 57 lithograph plates, 34 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; folding map after that by Lahonton. (8vo) original blindstamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. With the separate volume containing two large folding maps.



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." The two maps are titled: "Map of the Great Salt Lake and Adjacent Country in the Territory of Utah. Surveyed in 1849 and 1850" [and] "Map of a Reconnaissance between Fort Leavenworth on the Missouri River, and the Great Salt Lake in the Territory of Utah, Made in 1849 and 1850 under the Orders of ... Abert ... Stansbury ... Gunnison and Albert Carrington". Field 1940; Graff 3947; Howes S884; Sabin 90372; Wagner-Camp 219:3; Wheat, Transmississippi 3, Maps 764-5.

Condition
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Cloth faded, spines chipped, previous owner's names, some foxing; very good.

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