Map of New-York Bay And Harbor And The Environs. Founded upon a Trigonometrical Survey under the direction of F.R. Hassler Superintendent of the Survey Of The Coast Of The United States. Triangulation by James Ferguson and Edmund Blunt Assistants. The Hydrology ... Thomas R. Gedney ... Topography by C. Renard and T.A. Jenkins ... Published in 1844. Presented to The University of Vermont ... A.D. Bache Superintendent, Coast Survey.
6 sheets; first engraved chart issued by the U.S. Coast Survey. Without color. Hassler's "Magnum Opus" was not completed until a year after his death. This huge chart is the first major production of the survey, begun by Hassler in response to critic's charges that he was not producing usable charts for navigators, and finished by Bache. A smaller single sheet version was issued in 1845.
Map Of Oregon And Upper California From the Surveys of John Charles Fremont And other Authorities. Drawn By Charles Preuss Under the Order of the Senate Of The United States, Washington City 1848. Lithy. by E. Weber & Co. Balto. (inset) Profile of the travelling route from the South Pass of the Rocky Mountains to the Bay of San Francisco.
The map for the first time filled in the details of the Great Basin. Charles Preuss drew the map. A smaller version of the map appears in President Polk's Message of 1849 (see our copy). Report rebound with cloth covered boards and title on spine.
Map showing routes of the river and land parties engaged in exploring the Grand Canon of the Colorado. Under the command of 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. 1871. P.W. Hamel and L. Nell, topographers. Issued Feb. 4th 1878. The Graphic Co. Photo-Lith., 30 & 41 Park Place, N.Y. Weyss, Thompson & Lang del. By order of the Honorable the Secretary of War. Under the direction of Brig. Gen. A.A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army. (in upper margin:) United States Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Lithographed map, sepia toned. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows drainage, roads, surveyors' routes & campsites, etc. Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich.