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Expl & Survey of Great Salt Lake Utah, 1853

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Expl & Survey of Great Salt Lake Utah, 1853

Lot 0361 Details

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Author: Stansbury, Howard
Title: Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah...
Place Published: Washington
Publisher:Robert Armstrong
Date Published: 1853
Description:


495 pp. 50 plates, several of which are colored or tinted, 2 folding plates, 1 folding map. (8vo), original blindstamped purple cloth lettered in gilt.



Pasted-in stamp of the "Jack Palance Collection 2007" on first blank, likely from the auction of the deceased actor's estate in 2007. 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.

Condition
Spine faded, with slight lean; covers rubbed; internal foxing; front free endpaper torn; several pages loose; overall good.
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Expl & Survey of Great Salt Lake Utah, 1853

Estimate $300 - $500
May 02, 2019
Starting Price $150
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Lot 0361 Details

Description
...
Heading:
Author: Stansbury, Howard
Title: Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah...
Place Published: Washington
Publisher:Robert Armstrong
Date Published: 1853
Description:


495 pp. 50 plates, several of which are colored or tinted, 2 folding plates, 1 folding map. (8vo), original blindstamped purple cloth lettered in gilt.



Pasted-in stamp of the "Jack Palance Collection 2007" on first blank, likely from the auction of the deceased actor's estate in 2007. 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.

Condition
...
Spine faded, with slight lean; covers rubbed; internal foxing; front free endpaper torn; several pages loose; overall good.

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