Auction 103, Lot 655

"Mapping the Transmississippi West…, Volume Three", Wheat, Carl I.

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1959 (published)

Publication: San Francisco Institute of Historical Cartography

Color: Printed Color

10.75 x 14.5 inches
27.3 x 36.8 cm

Volume III of Carl Wheat's monumental work on western cartography covering the The Mexican War to the Boundary Survey 1846-1854. 349 pp. illustrated throughout with facsimile maps, many folding and colored, finely lithographed by Charles R. Wood and Associates. A great opportunity to begin collecting the set considered the definitive work detailing the mapping of the American West. First edition limited to 1,000 copies. Original green leatherette and gray cloth, folio.


Condition: A

Slight shelf wear, contents fine.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/11/2003