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Wheeler, G.M.
1878. Progress Map Of The U. …
1879
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title 1879. Progress Map Of The U.S. Geographical Surveys West Of The 100th Meridian. To accompany the Annual report of Captain George M. Wheeler Corps Of Engineers, U.S. Army in Charge. West Of The One Hundredth Meridian. Seasons of 1869, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878 & 1879. 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler. Corps Of Engineers, in charge. United States Geographical Surveys.
Note Index areas to atlas maps in gold, routes and astronomical stations in pink. Atlas sheets published and in course of preparation in tan tints.
Wheeler, G.M.
Title Page: Report U.S. Geog …
1879
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title (Title Page to) Report upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian, in charge of Capt. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army ... In seven volumes and one supplement, accompanied by one topographic and one geologic atlas. Vol. VII--Archaeology. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1879.
Note At head of title: Engineer Department, U.S. Army.
Wheeler, G.M.
Contents: Report U.S. Geog. …
1879
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title (Contents to) Report upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian, in charge of Capt. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army ... In seven volumes and one supplement, accompanied by one topographic and one geologic atlas. Vol. VII--Archaeology. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1879.
Note List of map and plates.
Northern Pacific Railroad Co …
Map of the Northern Pacific …
1879
Timetable Map
Authors Northern Pacific Railroad Company, Rand McNally and Company
Full Title Map of the Northern Pacific Railroad and connections. Rand, McNally & Co., Engr's., Chicago.
Note Relief shown by hachures. Covers area from Lake Michigan to Oregon and Washington.
Northern Pacific Railroad Co …
Cover: Black Hills, Montana, …
1879
Timetable Map
Authors Northern Pacific Railroad Company, Rand McNally and Company
Full Title (Covers to) Black Hills, Montana, Upper Missouri and Yellowstone Rivers, Northern Dakota and Minnesota, the Northern Pacific Rail Road in connection with the Northwestern Express, Stage & Transp'n Co. ... During season of navigation of 1879 ... July, 1879. Rand, McNally & Co., Printers, 77 and 79 Madison Street, Chicago.
Northern Pacific Railroad Co …
Text Page: Black Hills, Mont …
1879
Timetable Map
Authors Northern Pacific Railroad Company, Rand McNally and Company
Full Title (Text Page to) Black Hills, Montana, Upper Missouri and Yellowstone Rivers, Northern Dakota and Minnesota, the Northern Pacific Rail Road in connection with the Northwestern Express, Stage & Transp'n Co. ... During season of navigation of 1879 ... July, 1879. Rand, McNally & Co., Printers, 77 and 79 Madison Street, Chicago.
Note Six pages on 1 sheet. Includes timetable.
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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