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Maps from Stansbury's Report on Utah

Lot 0419 Details

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Title: 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
Author: Stansbury, Howard, J.J. Abert, et al.
Description: 2 large folding lithographed maps. Great Salt Lake and Adjacent Country measures 109.7x75 cm. (43"x29¼"); Reconnoissance between Fort Leavenworth...and Great Salt Lake measures 73x171 cm. (28"x67"). Each attached to one cover of the original brown cloth folder.The two scarce large folding maps from Stansbury's important "Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah" and of the Salt Lake Basin that included his report on the newly established Mormon settlements, as well as the routes and passes through the Rockies for emigrants and possibly a railroad. Wheat describes Stansbury's explorations in detail, and says his Map of the Great Salt Lake permanently established the topography and many of the place names of northwestern Utah. These two maps were issued separately in a folder, and are often not found with the bound volume. Wagner-Camp 219:2; Moffat, 26; Wheat, Transmississippi 3, Maps 764-5.
Heading: Place Published: New York
Publisher: Ackerman Lithography
Date Published: [c. 1850]
Condition
Folder lacking spine cloth and split in two pieces; repairs and reinforcement to the folds with linen tape on verso, a few spots of earlier celo-tape repairs; still about very good.
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Maps from Stansbury's Report on Utah

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Apr 01, 2010
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0419: Maps from Stansbury's Report on Utah

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Est. $400 - $600Starting Price $200
Americana - Travel - History - Maps
Thu, Apr 01, 2010 4:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0419 Details

Description
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Title: 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
Author: Stansbury, Howard, J.J. Abert, et al.
Description: 2 large folding lithographed maps. Great Salt Lake and Adjacent Country measures 109.7x75 cm. (43"x29¼"); Reconnoissance between Fort Leavenworth...and Great Salt Lake measures 73x171 cm. (28"x67"). Each attached to one cover of the original brown cloth folder.The two scarce large folding maps from Stansbury's important "Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah" and of the Salt Lake Basin that included his report on the newly established Mormon settlements, as well as the routes and passes through the Rockies for emigrants and possibly a railroad. Wheat describes Stansbury's explorations in detail, and says his Map of the Great Salt Lake permanently established the topography and many of the place names of northwestern Utah. These two maps were issued separately in a folder, and are often not found with the bound volume. Wagner-Camp 219:2; Moffat, 26; Wheat, Transmississippi 3, Maps 764-5.
Heading: Place Published: New York
Publisher: Ackerman Lithography
Date Published: [c. 1850]
Condition
...
Folder lacking spine cloth and split in two pieces; repairs and reinforcement to the folds with linen tape on verso, a few spots of earlier celo-tape repairs; still about very good.

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