Lot 51: Mullan's Military Road with lithos & maps 1863

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Lot 51: Author: Mullan, John Title: Report on the Construction of a Military Road from Walla-Walla to Fort Benton Place Published: Washington Publisher: Government Printing Office Date Published: 1863 Description: [2], 363 pp.; errata leaf. Illustrated with 10 color lithographed plates; 4 folding maps. (8vo) 22.6x14.5 cm (9x5?"), original cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Senate Doc. 43, 37th Congress, 3d Session. First Edition. Detailed report with a spectacular series of lithographed plates, and four important maps. Fading to cloth, wear to spine ends and corners; some offset from the plates; maps with darkening along some folds, some fold intersections with short splits, a few longer, short stub tears; overall very good. Provenance: Rittenhouse 8/89. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $1000-1500
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