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    The Definitive Reference Work
    in Cartography

    Carl I. Wheat. 1540 - 1861 Mapping the Transmississippi West. San Francisco: The Institute of Historical Cartography, 1957 - 1963. xiv, 264; xiii, 281; xiii, 260; xviii, 222; 223-487 pages. This first edition set is limited to 1,000 copies. Five volumes bound in six. Folio. Publisher's two-colored cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Edges deckled. Wrapped in plain brown dust jackets. Small brown stains on covers of Volumes I, II, and III. Toning and wear on edges with foxing on head edges; scratch on tail edge of Volume V, Part Two; small dark stain on the tail of Volume IV. Offsetting on paste-downs, front free endpapers, and rear free endpapers of all. Else, a fine set.

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