Lot 405 of 522:
Remarking the boundary between the US and Mexico  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,560
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Title:
Report of the Boundary Commission upon the Survey and Re-Marking of the Boundary between the United States and Mexico West of the Rio Grande, 1891-1896

Author:
International Boundary Commission

Place:
Washington, D. C.

Publisher:
Government Printing Office

Date:
1898

Description:

Three volumes:

  • Vol. I: [2], 1-56, [1-2], 3-240 pp. Frontispiece, 45 plates (mostly photographic), 4 folded charts. (4to) 29.5x23.5 cm (11½x9¼"), modern quarter tan leather over blind-rolled tan contemporary sheep, gilt-lettered spine labels.
  • Vol II: Album. [2] pp. 258 photographic plates of the new monuments with bilingual captions. (Oblong 4to) 28x36 cm (11x14¼"), modern quarter tan leather over blind-rolled tan contemporary sheep, gilt-lettered spine labels.
  • Vol III: [4] pp. 26 lithograph maps and profiles with bilingual captions. (Folio) 73.5x56 cm (29x22"), original three-quarter sheep over marbled boards, red gilt-lettered leather label on upper board.

First Edition.

List of Maps and Profiles:

  • A and B – Index Map of the Boundary.
  • 1, 2, 3, and 4 – California Line.
  • 5 – Colorado River Section of the Boundary (in Colors).
  • 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 – Arizona – Sonora Oblique Line.
  • 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16 – Parallel 31° 20’ North Latitude.
  • 16 and 17 – Meridian Section.
  • 17, 18, and 19 – Parallel 31° 47’ North Latitude.
  • 20, 21, 22, 23, and 24 – Profile of the Boundary.

A and B Show the Prominent Peaks, Roads and Springs in the Vicinity of the Boundary Line Whose Positions and Heights Were Determined by the U.S. Section of the Commission. The Railroads, Roads and Trails and the Location of Settlements, Rivers, &c., at a Distance from the Boundary Were Compiled from County Maps, General Land Office Maps, U.S. Engineer Maps, &c. Pacific Coast Line and San Diego Bay from U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Charts. Coast of Lower California and Gulf of California from U.S. Hydrographic Office Charts

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Lot Amendments

Condition:
All volumes with covers detached or nearly detached, scuffed and rubbed; hinges repaired; Volume I missing upper spine; interiors very good.


 
Item number:
306055
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