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    Advance Sheets of Wheeler's Great Western Atlas, with an Inscribed Presentation Card from Wheeler

    George M. Wheeler. Topographical Atlas Projected to Illustrate United States Geographical Surveys West of the 100th. Meridian of Longitude ... Embracing Results of the Different Expeditions Under the Command of 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers. [Washington: War Department, 1873]. Advance sheets of the first edition, with a card mounted to the inside front cover reading: "With the Compliments of / George M. Wheeler... Advance Sheets." Large folio (approximately 19 x 24 inches). Title page, legend, plus six maps. Laid into the publisher's printed wrappers. Some chipping to wrapper edges. Spine tender. Library stamp to front cover and title leaf. Uneven toning and dust-soiling to the maps, mostly marginal in nature. Very good.

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    October, 2013
    17th Thursday
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