Lot 69: Stansbury's Great Sale Lake with maps

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2015-11-19 15:16:26


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Lot 69: Author: Stansbury, Howard Title: Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah, Including a Reconnoissance of a New Route Through the Rocky Mountains Place Published: Philadelphia Publisher: Lippincott, Grambo & Co. Date Published: 1852 Description: Text volume + separate folder of maps. 487 pp. 57 lithograph plates, 34 of which are either colored or tinted (3 of those are folding panoramic views), 19 are of various flora and fauna and fossils of the region; folding map after that by Lahonton; 2 large folding maps in separate volume, as issued. (8vo) 22.2x13.,5 cm (8?x5 ?"), original blindstamped cloth lettered in gilt. Senate Issue. First Edition. Text volume spine sunned, wear to ends and corners, some darkening within, else very good, the folding maps and their covers fine. Provenance: Maggs, 10/77. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $800-1200
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