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California, Oregon, Utah, New Mexico. (Mitchell, Samuel Augustus), 1851

California, Oregon, Utah, New Mexico. / (Mitchell, Samuel Augustus) / 1851
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Full Title: Map of the state of California, the territories of Oregon & Utah, and the chief part of New Mexico. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1851 by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. in the ... District Court of the eastern district of Pennsylvania.

Author: (Mitchell, Samuel Augustus)

Date: 1851

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Author: (Mitchell, Samuel Augustus)

Date: 1851

Short Title: California, Oregon, Utah, New Mexico.

Publisher: Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 41

Object Width cm: 33

Scale 1: 6,600,000

Note: Except for copyright notice which appears in lower border, this appears identical to the late 1850 ed. "Gold Region" in California is shown but not specially colored. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows Indian tribes. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.

Reference: Wheat, C.I. Maps of the Calif. gold region, 202; Wheat, C.I. Mapping the transmississippi West, 725.

State / Province: U.S. West ; California ; Oregon

Full Title: Map of the state of California, the territories of Oregon & Utah, and the chief part of New Mexico. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1851 by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. in the ... District Court of the eastern district of Pennsylvania.

List No: 2718.001

Page No: 37

Published In: A new universal atlas containing maps of the various empires, kingdoms, states and republics of the World. With a special map of each of the United States, plans of cities &c. Comprehended in seventy five sheets and forming a series of one hundred and twenty two maps, plans and sections ... Philadelphia, Published by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. No. 253 Market Street. 1851. Entered ... 1850, by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. ... Pennsylvania. (title page by) J. Wissler delr. Chromolith. of P.S. Duval, Philada.

Publication Author: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Publication Date: 1851

Publication Reference: Phillips, 805.

Publication Note: First edition to have the chromo title and contents pages. Maps are in full color. Bound in half leather marbled paper covered boards with "Mitchell's Universal Atlas" stamped in gilt on front label.

Publication List No: 2718.000

Publication Type: World Atlas

Publication Maps: 74

Publication Height cm: 45

Publication Width cm: 37

Image No: 2718001

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