1540 -1861 Mapping the Transmississippi West

WHEAT, Carl I

Published by The Institute of Historical Cartography 19571963, 1957
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Five volumes in six (complete) plus an Index volume Small folio. tan buckram boards, green gilt-lettered spines. Map reproductions executed by Charles Wood and Associates of San Francisco. One of 1,000 copies designed by Edwin and Robert Grabhorn and printed at the Grabhorn Press. The set includes Mapping the Transmississippi West, 1540-1861; An Index to the Cartobibliography by Charles A. Seavey. Winnetka: Speculum Orbis Press, 1992.Volume: The Spanish Entrada to the Lousiana Purchase, 1540-1804Volume II: From Lewis and Clark to Fremont, 1804-1845Volume III: The Mexican War to the Boundary Survey, 1846-1854Volume IV: Pacific Railroad Surveys to the onset of the Civil War, 1855-1860Volume V: parts 1 and 2): Civil War to the Geological Survey".In over sixteen hundred pages of tex, tables and indices, the author produced a work that will for many a year stand as a monument of historical cartography ." -George Kish, 1964. One of 1,000 copies designed by Edwin and Robert Grabhorn and printed at the Grabhorn Press. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: 1540 -1861 Mapping the Transmississippi West
Publisher: The Institute of Historical Cartography 19571963
Publication Date: 1957
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First edition.

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Book Description Martino Publishing, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 5 volumes in 3. Brand new. OUT OF PRINT. Hardcover. Publishers green cloth. Fine binding and covers. Clean, unmarked pages. Contents: v. 1. The Spanish entrada to the Louisiana Purchase, 1540-1804 --v. 2. From Lewis and Clark to Fremont, 1804-1845 --v. 3. From the Mexican War to the boundary surveys, 1846-1854 --v. 4. From the Pacific Railroad surveys to the onset of the Civil War, 1855-1860 --v. 5. From the Civil War to the Geological Survey. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. Bookseller Inventory # 81268140

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Book Description Martino Publishing / About Books, Storrs-Mansfield, CT / Parsippany, NJ, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. reprint edition, limited to 350 copies, no dust jackets [as issued]. The full-size facsimile reprint of Wheat's monumental work initially published from 1957 to 1963. This edition has large fold-out maps, just like the original. Not to be confused with the small-format edition, with maps reduced in size, published in 3 volumes in 2004. Bookseller Inventory # 16412

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Book Description San Francisco: The Institute of Historical Cartography, 1957. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Four volumes, thick 4to., bound in tan linen cloth, with green buckram spine lettered in gilt; First editions, limited to 1000 copies: volume I, The Spanish Entrada to the Louisiana Purchase, 1540-1804 (50 maps, color frontispiece); volume II, From Lewis and Clark to Fremont, 1804-1845 (58 maps, color frontispiece); volume III, From the Mexican War to the Boundary Surveys 1846-1854 (82 maps, color frontispiece); volume IV, From the Pacific Railroad Surveys to the Onset of the Civil War, 1855-1860 (102 maps, color frontispiece). A gorgeous set. Shipping extra. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-11872220334

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Book Description The Institute of Historical Cartography, San Francisco, 1957. Hardcover. Vols. 1-5 with Vol. 5 in two parts. Heavy, coated flax-colored linen cloth/boards with green leatherette bindings; gilt lettering. 10.5 x 14.x inches each, so a bit oversize. No dust wrappers, as issued. Vol. 1: xiv + 264 pp, 50 large bw map plates (many folding). Vol. 2: xiv + 281 pp, 58 large bw plate maps (many folding). Vol. 3: xiv + 349 pp., 81 large bw plate maps (many folding). Vol. 4: xiv + 260 pp., 102 large bw plate maps (many folding). Vol. 5, Part I and II: xx + 487 pp. numbered continuously between the two volumes, with 82 large bw map plates. Each volume has a color frontis, except Part II of Vol. 5. The paper prospectus booklet (10 pp), pre-publication is laid into Vol. 1. Oversize and heavy (42 pounds) and definitely will require extra shipping. Please inquire. A beautiful set of Wheat's monumental work on Mapping the Transmississippi West, 1540-1861. The maps were executed in offset lithography, and the paper is Natural Wove Curtis Rag. A running list of the illustrated maps in all volumes continues at the back of each volume, in alphabetical order. The subtitles are: Vol. 1: The Spanish Entrada to the Louisiana Purchase 1540-1804; Vol. 2: From Lewis and Clark to Fremont 1804-1845; Vol. 3: The Mexican War to the Boundary Survey 1846-1854; Vol. 4: Pacific Railroad Surveys to the onset ot the Civil War 1855-1860; and Vol. 5: Civil War to the Geological Survey (Parts I and II). The original edition. VG+ over-all. Contents NF, clean, bright, and tight. A small spot to the back cover of Volume Four and what looks like either foxing or coffee spatter to the front cover of Volume Two. Original Edition of 1,000 copies printed by Grabhorn Press 1957-1963. Bookseller Inventory # 155363

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Book Description Institute of Historical Cartography - Grabhorn Press, San Francisco, 1957. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Six Volumes, complete. All in excellent, seemingly unused condition. All are covered in plain beige dust jackets, which appear to be original. The 1957 Grabhorn Press prospectus is laid in. 5 volumes in 6. Volume V is divided into two books. Illustrated throughout with facsimile maps, many of which are folding. Beige cloth covers with green spines lettered in gilt. One of 1000 sets, all designed by The Grabhorn Press. A monumental work on the American West, unlikely to be surpassed. Vol. I: The Spanish Entrada to the Louisiana Purchase, 1540-1804; Vol. II: From Lewis and Clark to Fremont, 1804-1845; Vol. III: The Mexican War to the Boundary Survey, 1846-1854; Vol. IV: Pacific Railroad Surveys to the onset of the Civil War, 1855-1860; Vol. V (parts 1 & 2): Civil War to the Geological Survey. Size is 10 1/2" X 14 1/2". Weighs almost 32 pounds. Bookseller Inventory # 004176

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