Lot 375 of 541:
Three on the Wheeler Survey  

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Two reports by George M. Wheeler on his survey of the West, and one article about the survey

Wheeler, George M.

Washington & New York


1874 & 1889



  • "U.S. Survey of the West: The Wheeler Exploring Expedition" - Pp.35-45 in New York Tribune Extra, No. 19, May 1874. With folding map illustrating the article. Whole issue offered. Wrappers.
  • Progress Report upon Geographical and Geological Explorations and Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian, in 1872... By First Lieut. George M. Wheeler. 56 pp. With 4 lithographed plates; 2 maps, 1 of them folding.  Wrappers (front wrapper foxed and detached).  Washington: Government Printing Office, 1874.
  • Report upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian in charge of Capt. Geo. M. Wheeler... Appendix B.- Description of the Atlas Sheets. Vol. I.- Geographical Report. [2], 235-329 pp. Wrappers bound in later library cloth, unobtrusive markings of Astor Library and New York Public Library. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1889

The 1874 Progress Report with ownership signature at top of front wrapper: "Prof. Geo. W. Davidson, Coast Survey Office."

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