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Californias. Farnham, Thomas Jefferson, 1804-1848, 1845

Californias. / Farnham, Thomas Jefferson, 1804-1848 / 1845
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Full Title: Map of the Californias by T.J. Farnham. Entered ... 1845 by Thomas J. Farnham ... New York. (New York: Published by Harper & Brothers, 1845)

Author: Farnham, Thomas Jefferson, 1804-1848

Date: 1845

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Author: Farnham, Thomas Jefferson, 1804-1848

Date: 1845

Short Title: Californias.

Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 36

Object Width cm: 28

Scale 1: 6,600,000

Note: Col. wax engraved map. Relief shown by hachures. Bar scale incorrect. Covers also parts of New Mexico, Chihuahua and Sonora. Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich.

Reference: Wheat, C.I. Maps of the Calif. gold region, 20. Cf. Wheat, C.I. Mapping the transmississippi West, 494, 498.

Country: Mexico

State / Province: U.S. West ; California

Full Title: Map of the Californias by T.J. Farnham. Entered ... 1845 by Thomas J. Farnham ... New York. (New York: Published by Harper & Brothers, 1845)

List No: 2301.034

Page No: (34)

Series No: 36

Published In: Morse's North American atlas. Containing the following beautifully colored maps ... New York: Published by Harper & Brothers, 82 Cliff Street. Entered ... 1842, by Sidney E. Morse and Samuel Breese ... New York.

Publication Author: Morse, Sidney E. (Sidney Edwards), 1794-1871; Breese, Samuel, 1802-1873

Publication Date: 1845

Publication Reference: Phillips, 1228; Woodward, D. The All-American map, p. 14ff; Ristow, W.W. American maps and mapmakers, p. 154. Cf. Phillips, 1383.

Publication Note: The first Cerographic Atlas of the United States. Originally Issued in three parts starting in 1842 and ending in 1845 (although Woodward states that it cannot be determined how many parts were issued, our copy indicates three parts), This copy is the 1845 edition, which is a reissue of the 1842 - 1845 edition with some changes to the maps and the addition of color. Library of Congress copy (Phillips, 1228) and this copy have no Oregon map and no separate map of Iowa, as issued. When the atlas was issued in parts (Phillips, 1383) there was an Oregon map and an Iowa map listed. However, this 1845 ed. adds 6 maps not in the 1st ed.: North America, Canada east, Canada west, Nova Scotia - New Brunswick &c., West India Islands, and Wisconsin Southern Part. Printed in full color. Bound in half leather floral textured brown cloth covered boards, titled "Morse's North American Atlas" in gilt.

Publication List No: 2301.000

Publication Type: National Atlas

Publication Maps: 36

Publication Height cm: 45

Publication Width cm: 37

Image No: 2301034

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