Auction 110, Lot 753

"Cartography of the Northwest Coast of America to the Year 1800, Two Volumes", Wagner, Henry R.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1937 (published)

Publication: University of California Press


11.5 x 12.5 inches
29.2 x 31.8 cm

First Edition, limited to 750 copies. A valuable reference to the maps of the northwest coast: Volume 1 contains the historical survey of the cartography together with facsimiles of maps. Volume 2 contains a list of the maps with physical descriptions, notes and location of the original of each map, as well as an index and bibliography. Includes reproductions of 40 maps, 12 of which are folding. 2 volumes, 4to. Vol. 1 - xi + 270 pp.; Vol. 2 - v + 271-543 pp. Hardbound in black buckram, housed in original publisher's slipcase with paper label.


Condition: B

Covers worn, slipcase with frayed spine, starting to detach at top. Contents very good.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $350

Closed on 3/2/2005