Sale 16BP02 | Lot 49

NICOLLET, JOSEPH N. Report Intended to Illustrate a Map of the Hydrographical Basin of the Upper Mississippi River

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs
NICOLLET, JOSEPH N.  Report Intended to Illustrate a Map of the Hydrographical Basin of the Upper Mississippi River

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Lot 49
NICOLLET, JOSEPH N. Report Intended to Illustrate a Map of the Hydrographical Basin of the Upper Mississippi River. Washingt...
. Washington: Blair and Rives, 1843. Senate issue, number 237. Later half morocco. 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches (24 x 15 cm); 170 pp., large folding map. Foxing and some creasing, Explorers Club blindstamp to title and elsewhere, bookplate to verso of title, tear to corner of p. 79, map with a few punctures at folds, boards nearly detached and rubbed.
Besides containing Nicollet's important large map of the Upper Mississippi, the text contains the first description of early St. Louis. Graff 3022; Howes N152; Sabin 55257; Schwartz and Ehrenberg, pages 267-8, plate 165; Wagner-Camp 98.


C The Explorers Club Collection

Estimate: $500 - $800
Sold for $343 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $500 - $800
Sold for $343 (includes buyer's premium)

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