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Auction 94, Lot 125

"Map No. 2. Reconnaissance and Survey of a Railway Route from the Mississippi River near 35th parallel North Lat to Pacific Ocean…by Lieut. A.W. Whipple…J.C. Ives Top Eng…A.H. Campbell Civ. Eng. 1853-4", Whipple, Amiel Weekes

Subject: Southwestern United States

Period: 1853-54 (dated)

Publication: Pacific RR Surveys, octavo edition

Color: Black & White

75 x 26.2 inches
190.5 x 66.5 cm
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Important map of the survey effort drawn by M. von Hippel. It reaches from Albuquerque through the Territory of New Mexico/Arizona westward to Los Angeles. Filled with detail including earlier Exploration routes, trails, Indian settlements and pueblos, day markers and many reference notations. A large, impressive sheet.

References: WC Plains & Rockies 261.4 (map 7).

Condition: B

Backed with archival tissue, browning along the folds.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/7/2001