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Auction 95, Lot 127

"Military Reconnaissance of the Arkansas, Rio del Norte and Rio Gila…", Emory, William Hemsley

Subject: Western United States

Period: 1847 (dated)

Publication: Notes of a Military Reconnaissance from Ft. Leavenworth…to San Diego

Color: Black & White

67 x 30 inches
170.2 x 76.2 cm

An important Mexican-American War period map that shows the route of Col. Kearny and his Army of the West from Ft. Leavenworth to Los Angeles via Santa Fe and San Diego. Wheat states that the map was an important milestone in the cartographic development and accurate determination of the West.

References: Wheat [TM] 544.

Condition: A

Lower margin a little wrinkled from previous shipping. A few wrinkles in lower margin, else remarkably fine condition for such a huge map.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $220

Closed on 6/13/2001