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Morse, Charles W., & Samuel N. Gaston
KANSAS & NEBRASKA 1856. NEW YORK: MORSE & GASTON, 1856
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 3,500 USD
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Morse, Charles W., & Samuel N. Gaston
KANSAS & NEBRASKA 1856. NEW YORK: MORSE & GASTON, 1856
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 3,500 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography

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Morse, Charles W., & Samuel N. Gaston
KANSAS & NEBRASKA 1856. NEW YORK: MORSE & GASTON, 1856
Lithographed pocket map (23 7/8 x 24 1/2 in.; 606 x 622 mm), full contemporary handcoloring, foliate border. Accompanied by the original embossed brown cloth binding, front cover gilt-lettered "Kansas & Nebraska | 1856 | Morse & Gaston."

Handsomely framed with UVIII Plexiglass. Some very minor marginal spotting and restoration including a few closed fold separations.


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Literature

Rumsey 4933 (J. G. Wells issue)

Catalogue Note

A SCARCE MAP OF KANSAS AND NEBRASKA FROM THE PERIOD OF THE BORDER WAR. Kansas & Nebraska 1856 was taken from Morse and Gaston's 1856 wall map, New Map Of Our Country Present And Prospective and was also issued over the imprint of J. G. Wells. The map identifies the Oregon Trail as "The Great Emigrant Route to Oregon and California," shows the track of Lewis and Clark, and outlines the proposed "Central Rail Road Route to the Pacific."

Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography

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New York