Auction 136, Lot 817

"[Lot of 2 Cartographic References]",

Subject: Reference Books - American West

Period: 1954-1986 (published)

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A) Exploration and Mapping of the American West: Selected Essays. Koepp, Donna P. (Editor). Chicago: Speculum Orbis Press, 1986. 6" x 9". vi, [1], 182, [1] pages. 28 illustrations. Contains 8 essays by various authors - Mapping the Trans-Mississippi West: Annotated Selections; The Notorious Doctor Robinson: A Mexican Revolutionary's Map of North America ; A Tale of Two Cartographers: Emory, Warren and Their Maps of the Trans-Mississippi West ; Explorations and Mapping of the Southwest Route, From Missouri to Southern California ; The Wagon Road Surveys ; George M. Wheeler and the Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian 1869 to 1879 ; Mapping the United States-Mexico Borderlands: An overview; and Mapping the Southwest Route, From Missouri to Southern California; The Wagon Road Surveys ; George M. Wheeler and the Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian 1869 to 1879 ; Mapping the United States-Mexico Borderlands: An overview; and Mapping the Southwest: A Twentieth Century Historical Geographic Perspective. Blue cloth. No dust jacket. Excellent condition. (A+)

B) Mapping the American West 1540-1857. Wheat, Carl I. Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1954. 6.5" x 9.8". Stiff blue-green original wraps with black titles at front and spine. Reprinted from the Proceeding of the American Antiquarian Society for April 1954. Reprinted pages are 19-194. One map. This is Wheat’s precursor to his more ambitious 6-volume set Mapping of the TransMississippi West published beginning in 1957. Very good condition except lower right of front cover thumbed. (A)

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Estimate: $90 - $140

Sold for: $45

Closed on 6/1/2011

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