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Auction 115, Lot 826

"[Lot of 6] Mapping of the Trans-Mississippi West", Wheat, Carl I.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1995 (published)

Publication: The Institute of Historical Cartography

Color: Black & White

9.3 x 12.3 inches
23.6 x 31.2 cm

Carl Wheat's monumental work on western cartography. Reprint, limited to 350 copies. 1302 maps listed and fully annotated with 376 illustrated. This being Martino's brilliant reprint in a size that is much more useful than the original. Illustrated throughout with facsimile maps, many folding and colored. Considered the definitive work detailing the mapping of the American West. Hardbound in green cloth, five volumes in six books with Volume Five in Part I and Part II.


Condition: A

Nearly new condition with just the slightest rubbing to covers.

Estimate: $800 - $900

Sold for: $500

Closed on 6/21/2006