Emory Geological Map West of Mississippi 1857 Jekyll Hall large folio beautifulBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Map Illustrating of General Geological Features of the Country West of the Mississippi River. Compiled from the Surveys of W.H. Emory and from the Pacific Railroad Surveys & Other Sources by Professor James Hall, Assisted by J.P. Lesley, Esq.
(Mapping Trans-Mississippi West- Western America).
Issued 1857. Drawn by Ths. Jekyll. Lithographed by Sarony, Major, & Knapp.
Beautiful and important mid-19th century antique lithographed map, with original hand color.
The first geological map of this entire western region published in the United States.
Light uniform paper age toning, original fold lines, remaining fresh and clean - a pleasing and very well preserved visual example.
Sheet measures c. 21 1/2" x 24".
Printed area measures c. 20" x 22 1/4".
Wheat, Mapping Trans-Mississippi West, 922.
Blevins, Mapping Wyoming, 76.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 2, p. 21.
Phillips, List of Maps of America in Library of Congress, p. 907.
Howes, U.S.-iana, E-146.
Streeter, Public Sale of his Americana Library, 3880.