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U.S. Government, 1854. Case Map. Color lithograph in original brown buckram case. Image measures 9.25" x 5.75". Case map of two maps pertaining to the Amazon River and it's surrounding area with notes on gold and copper mining. Embossed cloth cover with gilt title. Some wear to spine, but both maps are attached. First map is "Map of the Andes", a minimalist chart of altitudes measured by varying boiling points. Measures 17" x 19.75". Second map is "Map Drawn by.....
Washington D.C. Gilliss, James Melville, 1855. Three maps. Lithograph. Sheet I, II, and III image sizes 16.5 x 9.75 inches each; page sizes 19 x 11.25 inches each. Unusual set of maps on thin paper, that illustrate the U.S. Naval expedition to the Southern Hemisphere 1849-1852. In good condition. Some chips and small tears to edges, each map shows some staining and foxing.
Austin: University of Texas Press, 1982. Illustrated in black and white 241 pages (previous owner's name on front free endpaper, foxing to top edge but interior clean), 8vo, grey cloth, dust wrapper (some foxing to interior of dust wrapper.) Austin: University of Texas Press, (1982). A fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper.