Auction 150, Lot 206

"Progress Map of the U. S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian…", U.S. Army

Subject: Western United States

Period: 1880 (dated)

Publication: Annual Report of Captain George M. Wheeler

Color: Printed Color

Size:
22.3 x 16 inches
56.6 x 40.6 cm

A remarkable and attractive map with a detailed representation of the various routes of western expeditions and the historic surveys of King, Wheeler, Powell and Hayden. Among the details are the locations of occupied and abandoned posts, signal service stations, telegraphic lines, routes of cattle droves and trains. The map reflects the survey efforts from 1869-79.

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Condition: A

Issued folding with a binding trim at left and a few minor fold separations that have been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/17/2014

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