Sale 19BP01 | Lot 51

[MAPS] Rapport du Commissaire du Bureau General des Terres Publiques aux Etats-Unis pour L'Annee 1866.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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Lot 51
[MAPS] Rapport du Commissaire du Bureau General des Terres Publiques aux Etats-Unis pour L'Annee 1866.
Washington: Imprimerie du Gouvernment, 1867. Original gilt lettered pebbled cloth and containing one large folding map. The text printed in French: v, 38, pp. The large folding map: Map of the United States and Territories. Shewing the Extent of Public Surveys and other Details ... under the Direction of Joseph S. Wilson, Commissioner. Washington: 1866. Hand-colored engraved map on two joined sheets, the opened map approximately 30 x 55 inches (76 x 140 cm). A few punctures at fold corners, else a fine example, some spotting to endpapers and toning to text.
An interesting and large map of the United States at the end of the Civil War with much on Western surveys and territories, Native American lands, railroad and wagon routes, mineral, gold, copper, oil reserves and mines, etc. The map is uncommon in its original binding and French text. Sabin 67925; Wheat 1137; Phillips 1388-23.


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Estimate: $250 - $350
Sold for $1,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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