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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Sage, Rufus B.
Date:
1846
Short Title:
Map of Oregon, California, New Mexico, N.W. Texas & ... Ne-Bras-Ka.
Publisher:
Carey & Hart
Philadelphia
Type:
Book Map
Obj Height cm:
44
Obj Width cm:
61
Scale 1:
4,600,000
Note:
Map uncolored. Note in the area of present-day Nevada and Utah states, "This region has never been explored, and is supposed to be impassable on account of its immense plains of sand, alike destitute of vegetation and water."
Reference:
Wheat 527; Howes S16; WC 123; Graff 3633.
State/Province:
U.S. West
Full Title:
Map of Oregon, California, New Mexico, N.W. Texas & the proposed Territory of Ne-Bras-Ka. By Rufus B. Sage. 1846. F. Michelin's Lith. 111 Nassau St. N.Y.
List No:
2299.001
Series No:
2
Publication Author:
Sage, Rufus B.
Pub Date:
1846
Pub Title:
Scenes in the Rocky Mountains, and in Oregon, California, New Mexico, Texas, and the Grand Prairies; or Notes by the Way, During An Excursion Of Three Years, with a Description of the Countries Passed Through, including their Geography, Geology, Resources, Present Condition, and The Different Nations Inhabiting Them. By A New Englander. Philadelphia: Published By Carey & Hart. 1846. (on verso) Entered ... 1846, by Rufus B. Sage ... New-York.
Pub Reference:
Wheat 527; Howes S16; WC 123; Graff 3633; Wheat, C.I. Maps of the Calif. gold region, no. 30.
Pub Note:
1st edition with the rare map. Map title: "Map of Oregon, California, New Mexico, N.W. Texas, & the proposed Territory of Ne Bras Ka. By Rufus B. Sage. 1846. F. Michelin's Lith. 111, Nassau St. N.Y." Map bound into front of book 19x13 with brown cloth covered boards and "Scenes in the Rocky Mountains California and Texas" engraved on spine.
Pub List No:
2299.000
Pub Type:
Exploration Book
Pub Maps:
1
Pub Height cm:
19
Pub Width cm:
13
Image No:
2299001
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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