Lot 212 of 435:
Parkers map of Oregon 1838  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$300
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Map of Oregon Territory

Author:
Parker, Samuel

Place:
[Ithaca, NY]

Publisher:

Date:
1838

Description:

Copper-engraved folding map. 34.7x58.8 cm. (13¾"x23¼").

The "earliest map of the Oregon interior with a pretense of accuracy." Wheat states that the map "represented a real advance, and it was made from personal observations." Issued in Samuel Parker's "Journal of an Exploring Tour beyond the Rocky Mountains," though this might be from a later edition, the maps were the same for the several issues. With folds.

Provenance: Alta California Books, 8/69

References: Wheat Transmississippi 438


Lot Amendments

Condition:
A few tiny holes at fold intersections; very good or better.


 
Item number:
269934
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