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Country drained by the Mississippi Western Section. Long, Stephen H. ; James, Edwin, 1823

Country drained by the Mississippi Western Section. / Long, Stephen H. ; James, Edwin / 1823
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Full Title: Country drained by the Mississippi Western Section. (with) Profile or Vertical Section of the Country on the Parallel of Latitude 38 degrees North. Drawn by S.H. Long Maj. T. Engineers. Engrav'd by Young & Delleker. For the Expedition to the Rocky Mountains Vol. I.

Author: Long, Stephen H. ; James, Edwin

Date: 1823

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Author: Long, Stephen H. ; James, Edwin

Date: 1823

Short Title: Country drained by the Mississippi Western Section.

Publisher: Phila: Carey and Lea

Type: Book Map

Object Height cm: 42

Object Width cm: 28

Scale 1: 4,752,000

Note: Uncolored map showing the region from Arkansas, the Spanish Territory, and north to the Black Hills.

Reference: WC25:1, Howes J41.

State / Province: U.S. Mid West

Full Title: Country drained by the Mississippi Western Section. (with) Profile or Vertical Section of the Country on the Parallel of Latitude 38 degrees North. Drawn by S.H. Long Maj. T. Engineers. Engrav'd by Young & Delleker. For the Expedition to the Rocky Mountains Vol. I.

List No: 0343.002

Series No: 3

Engraver or Printer: Young & Delleker ; Long, S.H.

Published In: Account of An Expedition From Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains, Performed in the Years 1819 and 1820...Under the Command of Major Stephen H. Long. From the Notes of Major Long, Mr. T. Say, and Other Gentlemen of the Exploring Party. Compiled by Edwin James ... In Two Volumes. - With An Atlas. Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, Chestnut St. 1823. (with) Account of An Expedition From Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains, Performed in the Years 1819 and 1820 ... Maps and Plates. Philadelphia: H.C. Carey and I. Lea, Chesnut Street. 1822.

Publication Author: Long, Stephen H. ; James, Edwin

Publication Date: 1823

Publication Reference: WC25:1, Howes J41.

Publication Note: Long's map of the great plains and the rivers draining east from the Rocky Mountains was the best depiction done at that time and was used by other map makers (see Carey and Lea atlas). Maps bound separately. Atlas vol is dated 1822, text vols 1823, all as originally issued (see Howes). Both text volumes bound in leather with "Long's First Expedition" and volume number in gilt on spines. Atlas volume rebound with quarter leather and cloth covered boards. Two large maps entitled: "Country drained by the Mississippi Eastern Section" and "...Western Section."

Publication List No: 0343.000

Publication Type: Exploration Book

Publication Maps: 4

Publication Height cm: 31

Publication Width cm: 24

Image No: 0343002

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