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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Wit, Frederik de
Date:
1889
Short Title:
America, about 1670.
Publisher:
U.S.
Washington
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
16
Obj Width cm:
21
Scale 1:
65,000,000
Note:
Color lithograph reproduction. Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. As pl. XXXV in list of plates.
World Area:
North America
Full Title:
From a map of America by F. De Wit. Folio, Amsterdam, without date, about 1670. Julius Bien, Photo-lith. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
List No:
2220.038
Page No:
v. 1 opp. 509
Series No:
42
Engraver or Printer:
Bien, Julius
Publication Author:
Wheeler, G.M.
Pub Date:
1875
Pub Title:
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.
Pub Reference:
Wheat v. 5, p 338-342; Karrow "George M. Wheeler ..." in Koepp Exploration and Mapping of the American West.
Pub Note:
These seven text volumes were published from 1875 to 1889. They consist the final, monumental report of Wheeler's Survey. The first volume, Geographical Report, contains much valuable information on the general history of western U.S. mapping and specific details on the sources of the Survey's map sheets. The Topographic and Geologic Atlas were issued separately. Bound in linen with title, date, volume number and topic on the spine.
Pub List No:
2220.000
Pub Type:
Exploration Book
Pub Maps:
27
Pub Height cm:
30
Pub Width cm:
24
Image No:
2220038
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2007
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From a map of America by F. De Wit. Folio, Amsterdam, without date, about 1670. Ju…