Nov 25, 2014 - Sale 2368

Sale 2368 - Lot 302

Price Realized: $ 375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 250 - $ 350
(UTAH.) Macomb, John N. Report of the Exploring Expedition from Santa Fé . . . to the Junction of the Grand and Green Rivers. Folding map in pocket on rear pastedown, 22 plates (some color). 4to, modern 1/4 calf; tape repairs and slight loss to map and a few text leaves; embossed library stamp on title page. Washington, 1876

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An 1859 expedition in New Mexico, Colorado and Utah. The map was engraved with an innovative relief effect by Baron von Egloffstein. "One of the most beautiful maps ever published by the Army. . . . It will stand for a long time as perhaps the finest produced by this curious and revealing, yet evanescent, method"--Wheat, Transmississippi West IV, 983 and pages 142-3. Graff 2647; Howes M179.