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Wells, Edward
North America, 1722.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wells, Edward
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)
Note Color lithograph reproduction. Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. As pl. XXXVII in list of plates.
Hamel, P.W., Nell, Louis, Wh …
Map, river and land parties, …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Hamel, P.W., Nell, Louis, Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Map showing routes of the river and land parties engaged in exploring the Grand Canon of the Colorado. Under the command of 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. 1871. P.W. Hamel and L. Nell, topographers. Issued Feb. 4th 1878. The Graphic Co. Photo-Lith., 30 & 41 Park Place, N.Y. Weyss, Thompson & Lang del. By order of the Honorable the Secretary of War. Under the direction of Brig. Gen. A.A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army. (in upper margin:) United States Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Lithographed map, sepia toned. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows drainage, roads, surveyors' routes & campsites, etc. Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich.
United States. Army. Corps o …
Sketch, surveys of the publi …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors United States. Army. Corps of Engineers, Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Sketch indicating the advancement of the surveys of the public lands and the military topographical and geographical surveys west of the Mississippi. Prepared under the direction of 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers U.S. Army. 1879. (1889)
Note Color lithographed map. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows railroad surveys, Indian and military reservations, etc. Printed on 2 sheets, joined.
United States. Army. Corps o …
United States districts, gen …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors United States. Army. Corps of Engineers, Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Sketch indicating a distribution of the territorial domain of the United States into districts favorable to the operations of parties prosecuting general government surveys. Prepared under the direction of 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. 1879. Originally devised January 1st 1875. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Color lithographed map. Shows states and territories, cities, forts, railroads, etc. Includes statistical tables and grid showing Wheeler survey map sheets.
United States. Army. Corps o …
Topographical sketch, observ …
1877
Exploration Book
Authors United States. Army. Corps of Engineers, Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Topographical sketch showing observatory site and surroundings at Ogden, Utah. Surveyed 1877. Prepared under the direction of 1st Lt. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engs., U.S. Army. Surveyed by Thompson & Weyss. Weyss & Lang del. The Graphic Co., N.Y. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. By order of the honorable the Secretary of War, under the direction of Brig. Gen. A.A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers U.S. Army. (1877)
Note Lithographed map, sepia toned. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows fields, lots, buildings, and streets with names, etc. Includes profile.
United States. Army. Corps o …
Winnemucca, Ft. Fred Steele, …
1877
Exploration Book
Authors United States. Army. Corps of Engineers, Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Sketch of Winnemucca, Nevada showing position of observing block and meridian mark. Sketch of Ft. Fred Steele, Wyoming showing position of observing block and meridian mark. Sketch of Laramie, Wyoming showing position of observing block and meridian mark. Sketch of Green River, Wyoming showing position of observing block and meridian mark. Sketch of Carlin, Nevada showing position of astronomical monument and meridian marks. Sketch of Battle Mountain, Nevada showing position of astronomical monument and meridian mark. Surveyed in 1873. Expeditions of 1871, 1872, 1873 & 1874, under the command of 1st Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. George D. Clarke, del. The Graphic Co., N.Y. By order of the honorable the Secretary of War, under the direction of Brig. Gen. A.A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army. (1877)
Note Six sepia tone lithographed maps. Show buildings, railroad, un-named streets, etc. Carlin at ca. 1:7,500 scale. Surveyed 1871-1873.
United States. Army. Corps o …
Pioche, Virginia City, Hughe …
1877
Exploration Book
Authors United States. Army. Corps of Engineers, Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Sketch of Pioche, Nevada showing position of astronomical monument and meridian marks. Sketch of Virginia City, Nevada showing position of astronomical monument. Sketch of Hughes, Colorado showing position of astronomical monument and meridian mark. Sketch of Colorado Springs, Colorado showing position of astronomical monument. Sketch of Labran, Colorado showing position of astronomical monument and meridian mark. Sketch of Trinidad, Colorado showing position of astronomical monument. Expeditions of 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875 & 1876, under the command of 1st Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. George D. Clarke, del. The Graphic Co., N.Y. By order of the honorable the Secretary of War, under the direction of Brig. Gen. A.A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army. (1877)
Note Six sepia tone lithographed maps. Show buildings, railroad, un-named streets, etc. Scale of Virginia City map ca. 1:37,000. Surveyed in 1873, Colorado Springs in 1873-1876.
United States. Army. Corps o …
Beaver, Cheyenne, Fort Union …
1877
Exploration Book
Authors United States. Army. Corps of Engineers, Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Sketch of Beaver, Utah showing position of astronomical monument. Sketch of Cheyenne, Wyoming showing position of astronomical monument. Sketch of Fort Union, New Mexico showing position of astronomical monument. Sketch of Georgetown, Colorado showing position of astronomical monument and meridian mark. Sketch of St. George, Utah showing position of astronomical monument. Military reservation, Santa Fe, New Mexico showing position of astronomical monument. Expeditions of 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875 & 1876, under the command of 1st Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. George D. Clarke, del. The Graphic Co., N.Y. By order of the honorable the Secretary of War, under the direction of Brig. Gen. A.A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army. (1877)
Note Six sepia tone lithographed maps. Show buildings, railroad, un-named streets, etc. Surveyed 1872-1875.
Ortelius, Abraham, Schoner, …
Maris Pacifici, America.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Ortelius, Abraham, Schoner, Johann
Full Title Maris Pacifici, quod vulgo Mar del Zur, cum regionibus circumiancentibus insulisque in eodem passim sparsis, novissima descriptio. From map of North America by Abrahamus Ortelius, 1589. Reduced. America from a globe in Frankfurt, about 1520. Reduced. Julius Bien, Photo-lith. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Color Lithograph reproductions of 2 maps on 1 sheet. Relief shown by hachures. As pl. XXXI in list of plates.
Senex, John
North America, 1710.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Senex, John
Full Title From map of North America by John Senex, F.R.S. 1710. Reduced. Julius Bien, Photo-lith. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Color lithograph reproduction. Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. As pl. XXXVI in list of plates.
Wheeler, G.M.
Topography (Truckee-Donner P …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Topography (Truckee-Donner Pass Region, California). Julius Bien, Lith. (1889)
Note Lithographed map, sepia toned. Relief shown by contours (200 ft.) and spot heights. "Sample from plotting sheet." As pl. XXVIII in list of plates.
Wit, Frederik de
America, about 1670.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wit, Frederik de
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)
Note Color lithograph reproduction. Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. As pl. XXXV in list of plates.
Zaltieri, Bolognino
North America, 1566.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Zaltieri, Bolognino
Full Title North America by Zaltieri 1566. Reduced. Julius Bien, Photo-lith. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Color lithograph reproduction. Relief shown pictorially. As pl. XXXII in list of plates.
Marvine, Archibald Robertson …
Geological sections Verde Ri …
1875
Exploration Book
Authors Marvine, Archibald Robertson, 1848-1876, Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Geological sections from the Verde River to the Gila River, Arizona Ter. Along the route travelled by Party No. 2 of the Exploration of 1871. To accompany the report of Arch. R. Marvine. (1875)
Note Sepia toned lithographed sections. Contents: Sec. 1. From Verde river to the Little Colorado -- Sec. 2. From Little Colorado to Camp Apache -- Sec. 3. From Camp Apache to the Gila River. Geologic units shown: Archaean, granites, gneiss, diorites, schists, Partially metamorphosed, Tonto shales & sandstones, Red Wall limestone, Aubrey, cherty limestone & stratified sandstone, arenaceous shales, Triassic, Alluvium, Rhyolite-lava, Basaltic-lava.
Hamel, P.W., Wheeler, G.M.
Cave Valley, Nevada.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Hamel, P.W., Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Plan and section of cave in Cave Valley, Southeastern Nevada. Surveyed by P.W. Hamel, 1869. Drawn by Weyss & Thompson. The Graphic Co., N.Y. (1889)
Note Lithographed map, sepia toned. Relief shown by hachures. Vertical scale of plan ca. 1:1,589.
Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612, …
America sive India Novam, 16 …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612, Mercator, Gerhard, Mercator, Michael
Full Title America sive India Nova, ad magnae Gerardi Mercatoris aui Universalis imitationem in compendium redacta. Per Michaelem Mercatorem Duysburgensem. From "Hondius" Ed. 1609 Amst. Reduced. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Lithograph reproduction. Relief shown pictorially. Includes 4 insets. As pl. XXXIII in list of plates.
Benincasa, Andrea
Antilia, 1463.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Benincasa, Andrea
Full Title The island of Antilia by Benincasa, 1463. Reduced. Julius Bien, Photo-lith. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Color lithograph reproduction. As pl. XXIX in list of plates.
Briggs, Henry
North part of America, 1625.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Briggs, Henry
Full Title The north part of America ... R. Elstracke sculpsit. North America from Purchas, 1625. Reduced. Julius Bien, Photo-lith. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Color lithograph reproduction. From v. 3 of Purchas his pilgrimes, London, 1625. Shows California as an island. As pl. XXXIV in list of plates.
Jefferys, Thomas
North America, 1782.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Jefferys, Thomas
Full Title From map of North America by Thomas Jefferys. 1782. Reduced. Julius Bien, Photo-lith. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Color lithograph reproduction. Relief shown pictorially. As pl. XXXVIII in list of plates.
Ptolemy, 2nd cent.
America, 1508.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Ptolemy, 2nd cent.
Full Title America from Ptolomaens, Edit: Romae, 1508. Reduced. Julius Bien, Photo-lith. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Color lithographed reproduction of part of world map of 1508 "Universalior cogniti Orbis Tabula ex recentibus confecta observationibus." Relief shown by pictorially. As pl. XXX in list of plates.
Wheeler, G.M.
Horizontal sketch from Talla …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Horizontal sketch from Tallac Peak, Cal. Occupied Oct. 14, 1876 by Party No. 2, Cal. Section. Inst. No. 160, Wurdemann. Mountain stations. Form 1. Horizontal sketch. (U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. 1889)
Note Black and white map. Relief shown by contours. Covers Tallac Peak, Devils Basin, Fallen Leaf Lake, Cascade Lake, Lake Gilmore, Emerald Bay, parts of Lake Tahoe, and Echo Lake, and surroundings. As pl. XXV in list of plates.
Wheeler, G.M.
Horizon sketch from Tallac P …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Horizon sketch from Tallac Peak, Cal. Occupied Oct. 14, 1876 by Part No. 2, Cal. Section. Inst. No. 160, Wurdemann. Mountain stations. Form 2. Horizon sketch. (U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. 1889)
Note Lithographed topographical view. Covers Lake Gilmore, Devils Basin and vicinity. "Scale: 1 inch to 4 degrees." As pl. XXVI in list of plates.
Wheeler, G.M.
Main-route, side meanders, t …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Main-route and side meanders, and topographical stations (Tortolita and Nogal peaks region, New Mexico). Form 3. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Uncolored lithographed map. Relief shown by contours. As pl. XXVII in list of plates.
Wheeler, G.M.
Astronomical observatory, Og …
1877
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Plan and elevation of the astronomical observatory at Ogden, Utah. Erected 1873. Chs. Herman, del. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. The Graphic Co., N.Y. (1877)
Note Sepia tone lithographed architectural plan and front elevation.
Wheeler, G.M.
Map, hot springs, United Sta …
1875
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Map of hot springs localities of the United States, showing their relation to the general structural divisions. (1875)
Note Lithographed map, sepia toned.
Wheeler, G.M.
Sketch, Canon San Diego, Ojo …
1875
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Sketch of Canon San Diego, Ojos Calientes & Monument Canon of the Jemez Basin. (with) Plan of ruins. (1875)
Note Lithographed map, sepia toned. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows hot springs, site of ancient ruins, trail, etc.
Wheeler, G.M.
Section along 36th parallel …
1881
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Section along 36th parallel from the Rio Grande to the Canadian Plains. Atlas sheets 69 D and 70 C. Julius Bien, lith. (1881)
Note Lithographed geologic section in 4 segments, sepia toned. Vertical scale not given. Geologic units: Archean, Carboniferous, Jura Trias, Dakota, Colorado, Basalt and Loup Fork.
Wheeler, G.M.
Section along 37th parallel, …
1881
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Section along 37th parallel from the Rio Grande to San Isidro Creek. Atlas sheets 69 B & 70 A. Julius Bien, lith. (1881)
Note Lithographed geologic section in 3 segments, sepia toned. Vertical scale not given. Geologic units: Archean, Carboniferous, Dakota, Colorado, Laramie, Basalt, Traclyte and Conglomerate.
Wheeler, G.M.
Sketch map, ancient mounds, …
1879
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Sketch map showing localities of ancient mounds and burial places on the south California coast & outlying islands. Julius Bien, Photo-lith. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1879)
Note Lithographed map, sepia toned. Shows also names from Cabrillo's voyage.
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