Mapping the Transmississippi West 1540-1861, Vol. 1-5: Carl I. Wheat Mapping the Transmississippi West 1540-1861, Vol. 1-5: Carl I. Wheat Mapping the Transmississippi West 1540-1861, Vol. 1-5: Carl I. Wheat Mapping the Transmississippi West 1540-1861, Vol. 1-5: Carl I. Wheat

Mapping the Transmississippi West 1540-1861, Vol. 1-5

Carl I. Wheat

Published by The Institute of Historical Geography, 1957
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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WHEAT, Carl I. Mapping the Transmississippi West 1540-1861, Vol. One, The Spanish Entrada to the Louisiana Purchase 1540-1804; Vol. Two, From Louis and Clark to Fremont 1804-1845; Vol. Three, The Mexican War to the Boundary Survey 1846-1854; Vol. Four, Pacific Railroad Surveys to the onset of the Civil War 1855-1860; Vol. Five Parts I & II, Civil War to the Geological Survey. San Francisco: The Institute of Historical Geography, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960 and 1963 (First Edition). 14 x 10 . Letterpress pages in excellent condition on natural wove curtis rag, Type set in 16 pt Van Dijck, designed for the English Monotype Company after a Dutch original of about 1640. 376 maps, reproduced by Charles R. Wood and Associates of San Francisco, all in excellent condition. Series in original hardcover bindings in excellent condition. THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE CARTOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN WEST. Carl Wheat s beautifully printed account of the mapping of America s Transmississippi West traces the story of American cartography and exploration beginning with the Spanish Entrada in 1540 through the Civil War. Wheat traces the paths of the Spanish French and English explorers and analyzes the resulting growth of knowledge through the succession of their maps. This series is an essential tool for any serious collector or scholar of Western Americana. Cataloged by Josephine Arader. Bookseller Inventory # i201bf

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Title: Mapping the Transmississippi West 1540-1861,...

Publisher: The Institute of Historical Geography

Publication Date: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

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Edition: 1st Edition

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