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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.
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.
Cover: Report U.S. Geog. Sur …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title (Covers to) 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. Vol. I--Geographical report. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1889.
Note Bound in dark brown linen with title, date, volume number and topic on the spine.
Wheeler, G.M.
Title Page: Report U.S. Geog …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title (Title Page to) 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. Vol. I--Geographical report. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1889.
Note Includes seal of the Engineer Department, U.S. Army.
Wheeler, G.M.
Contents: Report U.S. Geog. …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title (Contents to) 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. Vol. I--Geographical report. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1889.
Note List of plates.
Wheeler, G.M.
Contents: Report U.S. Geog. …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title (Contents to) 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. Vol. I--Geographical report. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1889.
Note List of plates (continued), List of maps.
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.
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.
Alpine Lake, Sierra Nevada.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Alpine Lake in the Sierra Nevada, near Camp Independence, Cala. 1871. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Photographically based lithographed view, sepia toned. Shows peaks, lake, trees, etc.
Wheeler, G.M.
Kearsarge Mining Works.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Kearsarge Mining Works, Kearsarge District, eastern flank of the Sierra Nevada, near Camp Independence, Cala. 1871. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Lithographed view, b&w. Shows buildings, trees, etc.
Weyss, John E., Wheeler, G.M …
Mouth, Canon, Virgin River.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Weyss, John E., Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Scene at mouth of Canon of the Virgin River near Shonesburg, Utah. Wriggle Trail at the right. (From a sketch made by John E. Weyss). 1872. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Lithographed view, sepia toned.
Wheeler, G.M.
Dripping Pool, Kanab Canyon.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Dripping Pool, Kanab Canyon, near the Colorado. 1872. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. Sinclair & Son. (1889)
Note Lithographed view, b&w. Shows two men, trees, etc.
Wheeler, G.M.
Headwaters, Paria Creek.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Headwaters of Paria Creek from rim of the basin--Southern Utah. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. Sinclair & Son. (1889)
Note Lithographed view, sepia toned.
Weyss, John E., Wheeler, G.M …
El Vado de Los Padres, Color …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Weyss, John E., Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title El Vado de Los Padres, Colorado River. (From a sketch made by John E. Weyss). 1872. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Lithographed view, sepia toned.
Thompson, Gilbert, Wheeler, …
Crossing, Colorado River nea …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Thompson, Gilbert, Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Crossing of the Colorado River near mouth of Paria Creek. Eastern edge of the Grand Canon in the distance. (Sketched by Gilbert Thompson). 1873. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Lithographed view, sepia toned. Shows Indian overlooking canyons.
O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, …
Aboriginal life, Navajo Coun …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Aboriginal life in the Navajo Country near Old Fort Defiance, Ariz. (From a photograph by T.H. O'Sullivan). 1873. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Color lithographed view. Shows two Navajos with blankets and loom.
O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, …
Canon de Chelle, N.M.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Sandstone walls in Canon de Chelle, N.M. Camp Beauty 1873. (Reproduction from a photograph by T.H. O'Sullivan). U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Lithographed view, sepia toned. Shows vegetation, etc.
O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, …
Cooley's Park, Sierra Blanca …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Cooley's Park, Sierra Blanca Range, near Camp Apache, Arizona. 1873. (From a photograph by T.H. O'Sullivan). U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Color lithographed view. Shows meadow, horses, trees, etc.
O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, …
Alpine Lake, summit of Cerro …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Alpine Lake, summit of Cerro Blanco near Fort Garland, Colo. 1874. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view. Shows lake, trees and peaks. "The crayon lithograph plate was produced from a photograph by O'Sullivan, as an original."-- v. 1, p. 77.
O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, …
Beaver Park Valley.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Beaver Park Valley of Conejos River, Colorado. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view. "Reproduced by crayon lithograph from a photograph by O'Sullivan"-- v. 1, p. 87.
O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, …
Lost Lakes, Conejos River, C …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Lost Lakes, head of Conejos River, Colorado, Glacier Peak in the distance. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view. "The plate is prepared from a photograph by the late T.H. O'Sullivan ..."--v. 1, p. 87.
Cowles, William A., Wheeler, …
Whitney Peak.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Cowles, William A., Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Whitney Peak, highest of the Sierra Nevada, near head of Kern River, Cala. Called also Fisherman's Peak. 1875. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view. "... taken by Mr. William A. Cowles, September 22, 1875, from the summit of the peak ..."-- v. 1, p. 97.
Wheeler, G.M.
River party, Camp Mohave.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title The start of the river party from Camp Mohave, Arizona. Explorations of 1871. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view. "... sketch from a photograph of the little fleet as it left the ferry dock at Camp Mohave, with officers, soldiers, citizens, and Indians, on the ferry-boat, wharf, and river bank ..."-- v. 1, p. 156.
O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, …
Black Canon, Colorado River.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Black Canon, Colorado River, from Camp 8, looking above. 1871. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view. "This is from a photograph by O'Sullivan, taken near the center of Black Canon."-- v. 1, p. 158.
Wheeler, G.M.
Maimun, a Mohave Indian.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Maimun--a Mohave Indian of the river party. 1871. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Color lithographed view. "A sketch showing Maimum (sic), a young and typical Mohave, in the foreground, is here introduced, as he was one of the characters of the trip."-- v. 1, p. 158.
Wheeler, G.M.
Black Canon, Colorado River.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Black Canon of the Colorado River, from Mirror Bar. 1871. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view. Shows boat, canyon walls, river, etc.
Wheeler, G.M.
Mouth of the Lower Grand Can …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Mouth of the Lower Grand Canon of the Colorado River. 1871. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Color lithographed view. "Plate No. XX is an illuminated sketch made from a photograph taken in the Grand Canon near its mouth ... The sun breaking through upon the vari-colored sedimentary beds enlivens a contrast of colors that no artist can accurately copy."-- v. 1, p. 163.
Wheeler, G.M.
Grand Canon from Sheavwitz C …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title View looking south into the Grand Canon of the Colorado, from Sheavwitz Crossing. 1872. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Lithographed view, b&w. " ... shows a projecting rock on the right hand of the sketch called 'Devil's Anvil,' that overhangs the almost perpendicular canon. Part of the southern wall is shown, and also the river-bed. The photographic view was taken at a point a little higher up than Diamond Creek by one of the land parties of 1872."-- v. 1, p. 164.
Wheeler, G.M.
Grand Canon near Kanab Wash.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Grand Canon of the Colorado River, near mouth of the Kanab Wash, looking east. 1872. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view. "... redrawn from a photograph taken in 1872 ... and shows some of the pecularities of the erosion and the number of beds that make up the plateau system at this locality."-- v. 1, p. 168.
Wheeler, G.M.
Grand Canon near Paria Creek …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Grand Canon of the Colorado, near Paria Creek, looking east. 1872. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view. "... gives an illustration of the verticality of the lower or first wall above the bed of the river, as also the carving of its surface at Paria Creek. A part of the summit of an irregular plateau appears in the distance."-- v. 1, p. 168.
O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, …
Colorado River party, Diamon …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Colorado River party reaching mouth of Diamond Creek. 1871. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view. "Plate XXIV is a sketch redrawn from a photograph by O'Sullivan ... showing the northern wall of the canon that is here eroded into gentler profiles ... "
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.
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