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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Wells, Edward
Date:
1889
Short Title:
North America, 1722.
Publisher:
U.S.
Washington
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
17
Obj Width cm:
24
Scale 1:
25,000,000
Note:
Color lithograph reproduction. Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. As pl. XXXVII in list of plates.
World Area:
North America
Full Title:
From map of North America by Edward wells, M.A. 1722. Reduced. Julius Bien, Photo-lith. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
List No:
2220.040
Page No:
v. 1 opp. 511
Series No:
44
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:
2220040
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2007
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From map of North America by Edward wells, M.A. 1722. Reduced. Julius Bien, Photo…