Lot 180: Large folding map of the American West 1867

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Lot 180: Author: Keeler, William J. Title: National Map of the Territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Made by the authority of the Hon. O.H. Browning Secretary of the Interior. In the Office of the Indian Bureau Chiefly for Government Purposes under the direction of the Hon. N.G. Taylor Commise. of Indian affairs & Hon. Chas. E. Mix Chief Clerk of the Indian Bureau Place Published: Washington, D.C. Publisher: J.F. Gedney, Lithographer, Engraver & Plate Printer Date Published: 1867 Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored. 120x145.5 cm (47?x57?"), backed with linen, folding into gilt-lettered cloth covers 26.7x23 cm (10?x9"). Printed preface/description of the map signed in print by W.J. Keeler, mounted on inside front cover, as issued. Presentation copy inscribed on the preface mounted on inside front cover, in ink: "To Hon John Conness U.S. Senate with Compliments of N G Taylor Commr. Indian Affairs." Folder a bit faded with light stains, expertly rebacked with cloth. Provenance: Argus Books, Los Angeles Book Fair, 2/82. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $3000-5000
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