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Gouverneur Kemble Warren. “Reconnoissances in the Dacota Country by G. K. Warren, Lieut. Topl. Engrs. U.S.A. . . . 1855” (Philadelphia: P. S. Duval & Co. Lith., 1856). Published in G. K. Warren’s Explorations in the Dacota Country, in the Year 1855 (Sen. Ex. Doc. No. 76, 34th Cong., 1st sess., 1856). Lithographed map on two large sheets joined as one, black and white as issued. 36 x 54 1/4" at neat line. Sheet size: 37 1/4 x 61". “Profile of Route from Fort Pierre to Fort Kearney” appears vertically in right margin. Slight toning to old folds; several tiny corner-fold splits; close margin at binding edge. Overall excellent.

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Rand, McNally & Co. “Railroad Commission Map of Montana” (Chicago: Rand, McNally & Co., 1908). Lithographed case map dissected and laid on linen. Folds into maroon cloth covers with title embossed in gilt on front cover. Railroad routes coded in 8 colors. 32 3/4 x 51 1/2" at neat line. Sheet size: 41 x 53 1/4". Across the lower portion of the map is a large county and town index keyed to the map. Mint.

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John Pinkerton. “Spanish Dominions of North America. Northern Part” (Philadelphia: T. Dobson & Son, 1818). Double-page copperplate engraving with superb original full and outline hand color. 20 x 27 1/2" at neat line, with full margins. Sheet size: 21 3/4 x 28 3/4". Mild darkening along centerfold with a few verso repairs; several marginal chips chiefly to corners and lower margins; a tear to margin; one small flake in border. Overall, excellent condition with especially nice color.

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John G. Wells. “Wells’ New Sectional Map of Minnesota from the latest Government Surveys” (New York: J. G. Wells, 1857). Lithographed pocket map with fine, bright original full and outline hand color. Attractive, wide vine border with Indian portrait medallions at each corner. 28 x 19 3/4" at border. Sheet size: 29 1/2 x 23". Accompanied by 12mo green cloth booklet with blind-embossed front and back covers, title in gilt: “Well’s New Sectional Map of Minnesota.” Advertisement for Wells publications on front pastedown. Faint stain in left margin where once attached to booklet. Several very minor splits at folds. 1/8" closed hole. Overall nearly mint; crisp, dark strike and exceptional color.

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