New York: Asher & Adams, 1872. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 15.75" x 22.25". Nice clear double page map of Oregon divided into counties and some townships. Denotes towns, waterways, geographical details and railroad lines. In very good condition with light scattered foxing. Asher & Adams were publishers based in Washington and New York in the late 19th century.
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1855. Sea chart. Lithograph with hand coloring. Image measures 24.5" x 22.25". Attractive sea chart of the northwestern coast of the United States. Includes depths, sailing directions and tidal information. Inset views include "Entrance to Columbia River, Cape Disappointment", "Duncan's Rock and Tahtoosh Island", "Flattery Rocks", "Destruction Island", "Sail Rock and Pt. Grenville", "Tillamook Head", "Cape Lookout" and "Cape Perpetua". Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an incredibly prolific surveyor, who worked as the superintendent of the United States Coast Survey...
1855. Map. Hand colored engraving. Page measures 15 3/4" x 18 1/2". Early map of Washington and Oregon from 1855 describing the coastal counties of the two Territories. Proposed Railroad details included. Both regions extend to the Continental Divide. From Colton's Atlas of the World Illustrating Physical and Political Geography, Volume 1. The Colton family was one the most prolific and successful publishers of maps and atlases in the United States. J.H. Colton (1800-1893) founded his business in NYC in 1831.
Eugene: Star Job Office, 1897. 26pp. 8vo, self-wrappers, title-page and last page lightly soiled, otherwise very good. Eugene: Star Job Office, 1897. First Separate Edition. "The only diary of the first large emigrant train to Oregon" Howes C-874. Wagner-Camp 386 Note. Graff 914. Sources of the History of Oregon, Volume I. Number 1.
4 maps, 2 folding; 21 of 22 lithograph plates, some tinted. 576pp. 8vo, 19th century boards, crudely rebacked in library cloth; (ex-lib, corners worn, light foxing including most plates). Washington: Blair and Rives, 1845. U.S. 28th Congress, 2nd Session, House Doc. No. 166. This copy lacks the large folding map in back and one of fossil plates. The map of the Great Salt Lake is chipped in the margin. The folding map of the route through the Sierra Nevadas has...
map. cvi, 711pp. 4to, contemporary 3/4 morocco; (worn, front joint split, internally very good). Washington: GPO, 1890. First Edition. Volume one only of a two volume report. This volume is a study of the Klamath language. "...an exhaustive and outstanding work." DAB VII, p. 192. U.S.G.S. of the Rocky Mountain Region, Contributions to North American Ethnology, vol. II, part I.