Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Emory, William H.
Date:
1857
Short Title:
Map of the United States.
Publisher:
Cornelius Wendell
Washington
Type:
Book Map
Obj Height cm:
51
Obj Width cm:
58
Scale 1:
6,000,000
Note:
Map without color.
Reference:
WC 291; Howes E146; Wheat 916.
State/Province:
U.S. Mid West; U.S. West
Full Title:
Map Of The United States And Their Territories Between The Mississippi And The Pacific Ocean And Part Of Mexico Compiled From The Surveys Made Under The Order Of W.H. Emory. ... And from the Maps of the Pacific Rail Road, General Land Office, and the Coast Survey. Projected and drawn under the supervision of Lt. N. Michler, Topl. Engrs. By Thomas Jekyll, C.E. 1857-8. Engraved by Selmar Siebert. Selmar Siebert's Engraving and Printing Establishment. Washington, D.C. Lettering by F. Courtenay. (above map) United States & Mexican Boundary Survey. General Map.
List No:
0263.001
Series No:
2
Engraver or Printer:
Courtenay, F.; Hall, James; Jekyll, Thomas; Lesley, J.P.; Michler, Lt. N.; Sarony, Major & Knapp; Siebert, Selmar
Publication Author:
Emory, William H.
Pub Date:
1857
Pub Title:
Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey, Made Under The Direction of the Secretary of the Interior, By William H. Emory, Major First Cavalry And United States Commissioner ... Washington: Cornelius Wendell, Printer. 1857. House of Representatives, 34th Congress, 1st Session. Ex. Doc. No. 135. (Two volumes.)
Pub Reference:
WC 291; Howes E146; Wheat 916.
Pub Note:
Two volumes. House issue. Rare with the second volume. Volume 1: Personal account and general description of the country, and meteorology. Volume 2: Botany and zoology of the boundary. Includes the General Map, and the Geological Map (not issued in all copies). General map title: "Map Of The United States And Their Territories Between The Mississippi And The Pacific Ocean And Part Of Mexico Compiled From The Surveys Made Under The Order Of W.H. Emory..." Both volumes bound with black cloth covered boards and with title embossed on the spines.
Pub List No:
0263.000
Pub Type:
Exploration Book
Pub Maps:
1
Pub Height cm:
30
Pub Width cm:
25
Image No:
0263001
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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