Lot 52: Mullan's Miners Guide with map 1865

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Lot 52: Author: Mullan, John Title: Miners and Travelers' Guide to Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado. Via the Missouri and Columbia Rivers. Accompanied by a General Map of the Mineral Region of the Northern Sections of the Rocky Mountains Place Published: New York Publisher: W.M. Franklin Date Published: 1865 Description: 163 pp. Large hand-colored folding lithographed map. (12mo) 18.5x11.5 cm (7 ?x4?"), original blindstamped cloth, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition. Important source on the early gold discoveries made in western states other than California and Nevada, with advice for the traveller including a day-by-day itinerary of the route from Fort Benton, on the Missouri River, through the mountains to Walla Walla in Washington Territory. Cloth splitting along joints, corners and portions of cover edges showing; map with slight nicks at fold intersections; very good. Provenance: Maggs 11/77. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $1000-1500
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