Emory U.S. Map Mississipi to Pacific 1857-8 American West Wheat #915Brian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Map of the United States and Their Territories Between the Mississippi and the Pacific Ocean and Part of Mexico Compiled from Surveys Made Under the Order of W.H. Emory.
(American West of the Mississippi River to Pacific).
Issued 1857-8. (1850), U.S. Government by Topographical Engineers.
Significant mid-century map of the American West, synthesizing the Governments explorations and findings. Of note for recording the then still vast areas officially "unexplored".
Light uniform paper age toning, original fold lines, slight paper creasing at lower left as seen, overall paper retains flexibility and integrity, remaining clean - a pleasing and well preserved visual example.
Sheet measures c. 22 3/4" x 25 1/4".
Printed area measures c. 20 1/8" x 22 1/2".
Wheat, Mapping Trans-Mississippi West, 915.
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.
Martin & Martin, Maps of Texas and Southwest, p. 151, plate 44.
Cohen, Mapping the West, pp. 158-9.
Streeter, Public Sale of his Americana Library, 3880.