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246: Stansbury's Survey of the Great Salt Lake

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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 54 lithograph plates, 32 of which are either colored or tinted (3 of those are folding panoramic views), and 22 are of various flora and fauna and fossils of the region; folding map after that by Lahonton. 9x5½, 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, Public Printer
Date Published: 1853
Condition
Spine faded, light edge wear; foxing throughout; lacking 3 plates (2 views and 1 reptile plate), another detached; overall fair.
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246: Stansbury's Survey of the Great Salt Lake

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Lot 0246 Details

Description
...
Title: Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah...
Author: Stansbury, Howard
Description: 495 pp. Illustrated with 54 lithograph plates, 32 of which are either colored or tinted (3 of those are folding panoramic views), and 22 are of various flora and fauna and fossils of the region; folding map after that by Lahonton. 9x5½, 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, Public Printer
Date Published: 1853
Condition
...
Spine faded, light edge wear; foxing throughout; lacking 3 plates (2 views and 1 reptile plate), another detached; overall fair.

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