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Auction 102, Lot 164

"Military Reconnaissance of the Arkansas, Rio del Norte and Rio Gila…", Emory, William Hemsley

Subject: Southwestern United States

Period: 1847 (dated)

Publication: Notes of a Military Reconnaissance

Color: Black & White

67 x 30 inches
170.2 x 76.2 cm

An important Mexican-American War period map that shows the route of Col. Kearny and his Army of the West from Ft. Leavenworth to Los Angeles via Santa Fe and San Diego. Wheat states that the map was an important milestone in the cartographic development and accurate determination of the West. Published in Senate Doc #7, 30th Cong., 1st Sess.

References: Wheat [TMW] #544.

Condition: B

Issued folding, now backed with archival tissue. Toned along two folds, else very good.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/5/2003