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Palmer, William J. (1836-1909) Report of Surveys Across the Continent in 1867-68, on the Thirty-fifth and Thirty-second Parallels, for

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
203
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Palmer, William J. (1836-1909) Report of Surveys Across the Continent in 1867-'68, on the Thirty-fifth and Thirty-second Parallels, for a Route Extending the Kansas Pacific Railway to the Pacific Ocean at San Francisco and San Diego. Philadelphia: Selheimer, 1869. Octavo, with the large folding profile map of the route entitled, General Profile of the Union Pacific Railway. E.D. or Kansas Pacific Rail Road, bound as the frontispiece (tears along folds, repairs, spotting), and the very large folding Map of the Route of the Southern Continental R.R. with Connections from Kansas City, MO, Ft. Smith Ark. and Shreveport LA bound at the end (tears along folds, spotting), ex libris the Interstate Commerce Commission Library, with rubber stamps, stamped as a duplicate, bound in half leather, marbled boards (boards and spine detached), 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500


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parallels, Bookbinding, Kansas, Printing, Publishing, Union Pacific Corporation, Union Pacific Railroad, Visual arts, Kansas City, Philadelphia, San Diego

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