Lot 364 of 541:
With important map of Oregon, 1852  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$390
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress, at the Commencement of the Second Session of The Thirty-Second Congress. December 6, 1852... Part I

Author:

Place:
Washington

Publisher:
Robert Armstrong, Printer

Date:
1852

Description:

31, 606 pp. With 13 folding lithographed maps. (8vo) 23x14 cm (9x5½"), original sheep, leather spine labels. Senate Ex. Doc. No. 1, 22d Congress, 2d Session.

Contained in this volume is the report of the Surveyor General, with 13 maps, including two maps of Oregon. The most important of these is "A Diagram of a Portion of Oregon Territory," surveyed by B. Preston, Surveyor General of Oregon. It covers the area from the California border up to the Canadian border and east to the Cascades, and locates Portland, Oregon City, Astoria, Salem, Santiam City, Winchester, Cascade City, Umpqua and several other settlements. It measures 122x40 cm. The other is "Map of the Surveyed Portion of Oregon Territory." At the beginning of the volume is the index to the eleven-volume set of Executive Documents.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Covers worn, joints cracked, rather crude leather repair at top of spine; Some foxing within, minor offset to maps, large Oregon map with some light wear at fold intersections; very good.


 
Item number:
274032
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