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Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Go …
Territory Of The United Stat …
1868
Case Map
Authors Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882
Full Title Territory Of The United States From The Mississippi River To The Pacific Ocean, Originally prepared to accompany the Reports of the Explorations For A Pacific Railroad Route ... Compiled from authorized explorations and other reliable data by Lieut. G.K. Warren, Top'l. Eng'rs. In the Office of Pacific R.R. Surveys, War Dept. under the direction of Bvt. Maj. W.H. Emory, Top'l. Eng'rs. in 1854. Capt. A.A. Humphreys, Top'l. Eng'rs. in 1854-58. Recompiled and redrawn under the direction of the Chief of Corps of Engineers By Edward Freyhold 1865-66-67-68. Head Quarters Corp Of Engineers, War Department. Engraved & printed by Julius Bien, N.Y. (inset) Territory Of Alaska Ceded By Russia To The United States 1868.
Note Alaska inset, 59 "authorities", Streeter copy. Wheat: "one of the great American maps, and one profoundly influential." The final revision of the original Warren map of 1857, largely redrawn, in substance, and style of hachuring. An earlier state of the same imprint is described in Streeter 3080. See Wheeler vol 1 reference. In 1879 Freyhold issued another larger version of this map (Wheat 1295) (see our copy). Without color. Dissected into 24 sections and mounted on linen. Folds into a new burgundy cloth folding case 30x22 with original spine label reading "Freyhold - Map Of Explorations For Pacific R.R. - Recompiled 1865-68."
Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1 …
Map Of The Territory Of The …
1867
Case Map
Authors Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882, Freyhold, Edward
Full Title Map Of The Territory Of The United States From The Mississippi River To The Pacific Ocean, Originally prepared to accompany the Reports of the Explorations For A Pacific Railroad Route ... Compiled from authorized explorations and other reliable data by Lieut. G.K. Warren, Top'l. Eng'rs. In the Office of Pacific R.R. Surveys, War Dept. under the direction of Bvt. Maj. W.H. Emory, Top'l. Eng'rs. in 1854. Capt. A.A. Humphreys, Top'l. Eng'rs. in 1854-58. And partly recompiled and redrawn under the direction of the Engineer Bureau in 1865-66-67. Engineer Bureau, War Department. Engraved on stone by Julius Bien, New York.
Note Reissue, with new discoveries, of 1857 Warren "Map of the Territory of the United States..." Although Freyhold's name is not on the title, he clearly redrew this map from his earlier 1858 edition (where his name does appear on the title). This is earlier than the 1868 Warren/Freyhold editions (Streeter 3080 and 3081), and should be distinguished from them in having the title still in the lower left corner (not in the lower center as in the 1868 Warren/Freyhold editions), and because it does not have the Alaska inset, has 47 authorities vs. 48, and is dated Aug 26, 1867 in Ms. next to the same inscription mentioned by Streeter on his later copy (Wm. E. Merrill, etc., which Streeter mistakes for E. Hamill). Mail routes in red ink (original?)(Streeter says they were dropped from the second 1868 ed.) plus many interesting Ms. additions of names of forts, and extension of pacific railroad. Cf. Wheat 1185. Wheat does not mention this edition and was not aware of it (see his "correction" of Wheeler's mention of the map in the note, p. 244). See a very informative article by Lewis Buttery on a slightly earlier state of this map (early 1867) found at West Point - "Warren Map of 1867." Outline color. Map is dissected into 24 sections, edged in blue silk, and folded into a new burgundy cloth folding case 30x22 with "Warren & Freyhold. Map of Exploratations (sic) for Pacific R.R. 1865-67" stamped in gilt.
Watson, Gaylord
Cover: Western States & Terr …
1874
Case Map
Authors Watson, Gaylord
Full Title (Covers to) Watson's New County and Railroad Map of the Western States and Territories, With the Cities of New York, Chicago, St. Louis and San Francisco, 1874. Published by Gaylord Watson, 16 Beekman St., New York. Entered ... 1871, by Gaylord Watson ... Washington. (with) 5 inset maps: City of San Francisco, City of New York to 110th Street, City of Chicago, City of St. Louis, War Department Weather Map.
Note 4 inset city maps and a War Dept. Weather Map. This is Watson's Western States Map in a new configuration with city plans - in order to make it a companion to the Railroad and County Map of the U.S. and Canada, which came with it, also dissected, with "United States" on the covers (see #2540.000), this map has "Territories" on the cover. Above the title is an explanation of the "American System of Weather Signals." The Chicago map shows the Burnt District in red. Lots of useful text spread around, in the classic Watson manner.
Watson, Gaylord
Watson's New County and Rail …
1874
Case Map
Authors Watson, Gaylord
Full Title Watson's New County and Railroad Map of the Western States and Territories, With the Cities of New York, Chicago, St. Louis and San Francisco, 1874. Published by Gaylord Watson, 16 Beekman St., New York. Entered ... 1871, by Gaylord Watson ... Washington. (with) 5 inset maps: City of San Francisco, City of New York to 110th Street, City of Chicago, City of St. Louis, War Department Weather Map.
Note 4 inset city maps and a War Dept. Weather Map. This is Watson's Western States Map in a new configuration with city plans - in order to make it a companion to the Railroad and County Map of the U.S. and Canada, which came with it, also dissected, with "United States" on the covers (see #2540.000), this map has "Territories" on the cover. Above the title is an explanation of the "American System of Weather Signals." The Chicago map shows the Burnt District in red. Lots of useful text spread around, in the classic Watson manner.
United States Exploring Expe …
Cover: Oregon Territory.
1844
Case Map
Authors United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842), Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877, Wyld, James, 1812-1887
Full Title (Covers to) Map of the Oregon Territory by the U. S. Ex. Ex. Charles Wilkes, Esqr. Commander, 1841. Re - Published by James Wyld Charing Cross East London. [1844] (with inset:) Columbia River Reduced from a Survey made by the U. S. Ex. Ex 1841.
Note Engraved, 23 1/2 x 34 1/2 inches, colored in outline. Dissected, mounted on linen, folded to 9 x 5 inches, in original slip case (24 x 14 cm.) with Wyld's label, with title Oregon District. Inset: 21 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches. This is a close copy of the original, but with much of the hachuring of mountains omitted as well as the representation of wooded areas. The boundaries of the Indian tribes are colored so that the ethnographic character of the map is emphasized. Original in the Warren Heckrotte Collection, which is source of description and notes.
United States Exploring Expe …
Map of the Oregon Territory
1844
Case Map
Authors United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842), Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877, Wyld, James, 1812-1887
Full Title Map of the Oregon Territory by the U. S. Ex. Ex. Charles Wilkes, Esqr. Commander, 1841. Re - Published by James Wyld Charing Cross East London. [1844] (with inset:) Columbia River Reduced from a Survey made by the U. S. Ex. Ex 1841.
Note Engraved, 23 1/2 x 34 1/2 inches, colored in outline. Dissected, mounted on linen, folded to 9 x 5 inches, in original slip case (24 x 14 cm.) with Wyld's label, with title Oregon District. Inset: 21 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches. This is a close copy of the original, but with much of the hachuring of mountains omitted as well as the representation of wooded areas. The boundaries of the Indian tribes are colored so that the ethnographic character of the map is emphasized. Original in the Warren Heckrotte Collection, which is source of description and notes.
Rand McNally and Company
Composite: (U.S. West) Railr …
1891
Case Map
Authors Rand McNally and Company
Full Title (Composite Map of) (Western section of Rand, McNally & Co.'s New Shippers' Railroad Map of the United States. Scale: 18 miles to one inch).
Note This is a composite of the north and south parts of the west coast section of the larger map, on a reduced scale of 18 miles to 1 inch.
Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Go …
U.S. West of Mississippi R. …
1879
Case Map
Authors Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882, United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Full Title Map of the Territory of the U.S. West of the Miss. Riv. Sheet no. 1. (Prepared by authority of the Hon. the Secretary of War in the Office of the Chief of Engineers under the direction of Brig. General A.A. Humphreys Chief of Engineers and Brevet Maj. Gen. U.S. Army. By Edward Freyhold 1879)
Note Hand col. lithographed map. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Has annotations.
Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Go …
U.S. West of Mississippi R. …
1879
Case Map
Authors Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882, United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Full Title (Map of the Territory of the U.S. West of the Miss. Riv. Sheet no. 2. Prepared by authority of the Hon. the Secretary of War in the Office of the Chief of Engineers under the direction of Brig. General A.A. Humphreys Chief of Engineers and Brevet Maj. Gen. U.S. Army. By Edward Freyhold 1879)
Note Hand col. lithographed map. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.
Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Go …
U.S. West of Mississippi R. …
1879
Case Map
Authors Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882, United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Full Title (Map of the Territory of the U.S. West of the Miss. Riv. Sheet no. 3. Prepared by authority of the Hon. the Secretary of War in the Office of the Chief of Engineers under the direction of Brig. General A.A. Humphreys Chief of Engineers and Brevet Maj. Gen. U.S. Army. By Edward Freyhold 1879)
Note Hand col. lithographed map. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.
Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Go …
U.S. West of Mississippi R. …
1879
Case Map
Authors Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882, United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Full Title Map of the Territory of the U.S. West of the Miss. Riv. Sheet no. 4. (Prepared by authority of the Hon. the Secretary of War in the Office of the Chief of Engineers under the direction of Brig. General A.A. Humphreys Chief of Engineers and Brevet Maj. Gen. U.S. Army. By Edward Freyhold 1879) (with) Territory of Alaska.
Note Hand col. lithographed map. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Covers also part of Baja California. Alaska inset at scale (ca. 1:9,000,000).
Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Go …
U.S. West of Mississippi R. …
1879
Case Map
Authors Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882, United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Full Title Map of the Territory of the U.S. West of the Miss. Riv. Sheet no. 5. (Prepared by authority of the Hon. the Secretary of War in the Office of the Chief of Engineers under the direction of Brig. General A.A. Humphreys Chief of Engineers and Brevet Maj. Gen. U.S. Army. By Edward Freyhold 1879)
Note Hand col. lithographed map. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Covers also part of northern Mexico.
Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Go …
U.S. West of Mississippi R. …
1879
Case Map
Authors Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882, United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Full Title Map of the Territory of the U.S. West of the Miss. Riv. Sheet no. 6. Prepared by authority of the Hon. the Secretary of War in the Office of the Chief of Engineers under the direction of Brig. General A.A. Humphreys Chief of Engineers and Brevet Maj. Gen. U.S. Army. By Edward Freyhold 1879.
Note Photocopy of hand col. lithographed map. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Covers also part of northern Mexico.
Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Go …
Composite: U.S. West of Miss …
1879
Case Map
Authors Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882, United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Full Title (Composite of) Map of the Territory of the United States, west of the Mississippi River. (Prepared by authority of the Hon. the Secretary of War in the Office of the Chief of Engineers under the direction of Brig. General A.A. Humphreys Chief of Engineers and Brevet Maj. Gen. U.S. Army. By Edward Freyhold 1879. (inset) Territory of Alaska.
Note 5 original sheets of 6, with the title sheet No. 6 (southeast corner) is photocopy. Each sheet is dissected into 24 sections and backed with linen. Wheat: "a complex map very different in aspect from that of 1868, yet no less beautiful, and employing the new information that had reached the War Department during the 1870's." It is a complete redrawing of the Freyhold/Warren map of 1868, larger in scale, and so dense in information that the itineraries are no longer shown. There is an inset of Alaska in the lower right. This copy belonged to James Douglas, the founder of the Phelps Dodge mining empire in Arizona and for whom Douglas, Arizona, was named. In the same year the Army issued somewhat larger versions of this map on thin paper for field use, one example being the Map of California and Nevada with Parts of Utah & Arizona (see our #3360). Each sheet folds with a marbled end paper into brown cloth covers 21.5x12.5, the sheet no. and region shown in each map is written in ms on the inside covers, alongside bookplates reading "Jamais Arriere. Ex Libris James Douglas. History Science Literature Theology ..." The photocopy of sheet 6 folds into new brown cloth covers very similar to the original covers. All six maps reside in a new brown cloth slip case 22.5x13.5 with a black label on spine reading "Territory of the U.S. west of the Mississippi River. Edward Freyhold. 1879" in gilt. With outline color by state, water in full color.
Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Go …
Covers: U.S. West of Mississ …
1879
Case Map
Authors Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882, United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Full Title (Covers to) Map of the Territory of the United States, west of the Mississippi River. (Prepared by authority of the Hon. the Secretary of War in the Office of the Chief of Engineers under the direction of Brig. General A.A. Humphreys Chief of Engineers and Brevet Maj. Gen. U.S. Army. By Edward Freyhold 1879. (inset) Territory of Alaska.
Note 5 original sheets of 6, with the title sheet No. 6 (southeast corner) is photocopy. Each sheet is dissected into 24 sections and backed with linen. Wheat: "a complex map very different in aspect from that of 1868, yet no less beautiful, and employing the new information that had reached the War Department during the 1870's." It is a complete redrawing of the Freyhold/Warren map of 1868, larger in scale, and so dense in information that the itineraries are no longer shown. There is an inset of Alaska in the lower right. This copy belonged to James Douglas, the founder of the Phelps Dodge mining empire in Arizona and for whom Douglas, Arizona, was named. In the same year the Army issued somewhat larger versions of this map on thin paper for field use, one example being the Map of California and Nevada with Parts of Utah & Arizona (see our #3360). Each sheet folds with a marbled end paper into brown cloth covers 21.5x12.5, the sheet no. and region shown in each map is written in ms on the inside covers, alongside bookplates reading "Jamais Arriere. Ex Libris James Douglas. History Science Literature Theology ..." The photocopy of sheet 6 folds into new brown cloth covers very similar to the original covers. All six maps reside in a new brown cloth slip case 22.5x13.5 with a black label on spine reading "Territory of the U.S. west of the Mississippi River. Edward Freyhold. 1879" in gilt. With outline color by state, water in full color.
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