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(AUCTIONS) 15 STANSBURY/ GUNNISON/ Map of the Great Salt Lake. 1

Description: STANSBURY, H./J. W. GUNNISON/CHAS. PRUESS.
Title: Map of the Great Salt Lake And Adjacent Country in the Territory Of Utah. Surveyed in 1849 and 1850, under the orders of Col. J.J. Abert .. by Capt. Howard Stansbury .. aided by Lieut. J.W. Gunnison . . .
Published in: Ackerman, New York, 1852

Size: 42.9 x 29.5 inches.
109.0 x 75.0 cm.
Colouring:

In original colours.
Condition: In it's original "Western Exploration" cloth covers. Two lithographed maps printed on very thin paper. Some paper splits near crossing of folds. Spine with some minor repairs. Maps partly with discolouration due to oxidation of glue.
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Map of the Great Salt Lake and adjacent country in the Territory of Utah made in 1849 and 1850 under the orders of Col. J.J. Abert, Chief of the Topographical Bureau by Capt. Howard Stansbury, with by Lieut. J.W. Gunnison and Albert Carrington.

[with] Map of a reconnaissance between Ft. Leavenworth on the Missouri River, and the Great Salt Lake in the Territory of Utah (720x1700mm.).
One of the earliest, and most important government maps of the Great Salt Lake area. Wheat - "Definitive map of Great Salt Lake". Two classics of significant importance in western map making and exploration.
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