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Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah, Including A Reconnaissance of the New Route Through the Rocky Mountains.

Stansbury, Howard

Published by Robert Armstrong, Pubic Printer, Washington, DC, 1853
Condition: Collectible-Good Hardcover
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[Special Session, March, 1851, Senate. Executive, No. 3] 495 pages; tables; appendix, index; plates (missing four - 'Old Elk and his Squaw', 'Baron L Hontan's map of the Long River', and 'Valley Between Promontory Range and Rocky Butte', along with scientific plate 'Acephala'); also the three maps are missing. Chipping with a few small pieces missing to the spine, splitting along the spine, sun fading to the cover, some foxing not effecting text or plates. Becker - PLAINS & ROCKIES (1982) #219:3. "Stansbury commanded the detachment of the Army's Topographical Engineers which was directed in 1849 to explore and report on the Great Salt Lake Basin. Of particular interest were the newly established Mormon settlements, and the routes and passes through the Rockies for emigrants and possibly a railroad.". Bookseller Inventory # 12117

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Title: Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the ...

Publisher: Robert Armstrong, Pubic Printer, Washington, DC

Publication Date: 1853

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Collectible-Good

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