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Large Land Office map of U.S. 1868
Item Details
Description
Heading: (United States)
Author: Gorlinski, Joseph
Title: Map of the United States and Territories, Showing the extent of Public Surveys and other details, Constructed From the Plats and official sources of the General Land Office, under the direction of the Hon. Jos. S. Wilson, Commissioner, by Joseph Gorlinski, Draughtsman, 1868
Place Published: [Philadelphia, Litho. by Bowen & Co.]
Publisher:General Land Office
Date Published: 1867
Description:


Lithographed map, hand-colored. 71.2x140.8 cm. (28x55½"); backed with linen, sectioned, folding into morocco covers on which is gilt-stamped the seal of the General Land Office, Annual Report 1867 gilt front and back.



Large and detailed map of the United States just after the Civil War, with color key to mineral deposits, many land plots shown (especially in California and Louisiana) and many other features. Warren Heckrotte notes that "Goetzman, p.539, states that Powell used the 1868 edition of Gorlinski's map in his exploration of the Colorado River."

Condition
Some darkening to the map, short splits at some of the folds; very good.
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Large Land Office map of U.S. 1868

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Mar 22, 2018
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Lot 0373 Details

Description
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Heading: (United States)
Author: Gorlinski, Joseph
Title: Map of the United States and Territories, Showing the extent of Public Surveys and other details, Constructed From the Plats and official sources of the General Land Office, under the direction of the Hon. Jos. S. Wilson, Commissioner, by Joseph Gorlinski, Draughtsman, 1868
Place Published: [Philadelphia, Litho. by Bowen & Co.]
Publisher:General Land Office
Date Published: 1867
Description:


Lithographed map, hand-colored. 71.2x140.8 cm. (28x55½"); backed with linen, sectioned, folding into morocco covers on which is gilt-stamped the seal of the General Land Office, Annual Report 1867 gilt front and back.



Large and detailed map of the United States just after the Civil War, with color key to mineral deposits, many land plots shown (especially in California and Louisiana) and many other features. Warren Heckrotte notes that "Goetzman, p.539, states that Powell used the 1868 edition of Gorlinski's map in his exploration of the Colorado River."

Condition
...
Some darkening to the map, short splits at some of the folds; very good.

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