Jun 21, 2016 - Sale 2420

Sale 2420 - Lot 326

Price Realized: $ 625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(WEST.) Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office for the Year 1866 [and 1867]. Each with a large folding hand-colored map. Pair of annual reports in 2 volumes. 371; [2], 151 pages. 8vo, publisher's cloth, minor wear; second map cleanly detached, maps with separations at folds but complete; errata slip tipped into first volume; library tags on backstrips, catalogue numbers inked in front free endpapers. Washington, 1867-68

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The maps depicts public surveys across the frontier as well as wagon roads, proposed rail routes, and mineral deposits, with flags marking the progress of the transcontinental railroads in the 1867 map. Sabin 38819a; Wheat, Transmississippi West 1137, 1168, and pages 5:181, 214.