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WESTERN AMERICAN EXPLORATION, Page 1

 

REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR

Edwin M. Stanton, A.A. Humphreys. Civil of Engineers, Major General

Journal of Captain W.F. Raynolds, United States Army, Corp of Engineers.  First edition.  174 pages, with large folding map entitled, "Map of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers and Their Tributaries."

 

Brevet Brigadier General W. F. Raynolds

Report on the Exploration of the Yellowstone River and the country drained by that river, with map, extracted from Senate Document No. 77, 40th Congress, 1st Session

1868

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U.S. War Department issue.  Map of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers and Their Territories, explored by Capt. W.F. Raynolds, Topographical Engineer and 1st Lieutenant H.A. Maynadier, 10th Infantry, Assistant.  1859-1860.  To Accompany a Report to the Bureau of Engineers, 1867.  Engraved in the Engineering Bureau.

 

Dimensions of map: 42 inches by 29 inches.  Condition: very good; some conservation reinforcement to back of hinges; some conservation work to tears on back of map; use of neutral pH archival materials.  Some darkening of paper at hinges; however, overall map is in bright, clean condition with sharp and concise detail.  This map was considered one of the most significant published up to the date for any travelers or settlers desiring to migrate to the northwest territories.

 

Topographical details and locations include: Black Hills; Big Horn Mountains; Chetish or Wolf Mountains; Judith Mountains; Belt Mountains; Red Buttes; Fort C.F. Smith; Yellowstone Lake; South Pass Station; Powder River; Ft. Phil Kearny; Yellowstone River; Missouri River; and numerous others. 

 

Original report has been extracted and rebound in black cloth with gold print on cover and spine; overall, in very good plus condition.

Price for book and map:  $695.00

 

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We are always interested in purchasing large or small collections, from countless to single items.  We purchase Western Americana -- books, documents, maps, photographs, ledgers, journals, annual reports, manuscript material, memorabilia, etc.  We also purchase first edition literature, especially books or manuscripts that are signed/inscribed and dust-jacketed, such F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, William Faulkner, Ben Hecht, Eugene O'Neill, James Joyce, etc.  And, we are interested in science books, such as those by Albert Einstein, Richard Feynman, Paul Dirac, Linus Pauling, Steven Weinberg, Werner Heisenberg, Erwin Schroedinger, Niels Bohr, Ernest Rutherford. Max Planck, Ernrico Fermi, Robert Oppenheimer, etc.

"... But never again as during that all too short period when he and I were one person, when the fulfilled future and the wistful past were mingled in a single gorgeous moment -- when life was literally a dream...."  F. Scott Fitzgerald, from 'Early Success,' The Crack Up, October 1937

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