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USPRR United States Pacific Railroad Expeditions and Surveys

Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean.
(Twelve volumes published 1853-1861)

Original Color Stone Lithographs over 160 years old • Titles in English
Sheet size: approx. 11 3/8 x 8 3/8 inches (varies slightly by year)

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Los Angeles
Los Angeles
(California)
Condition issues: Unobtrusive foxing in sky area. NOTE: This is widely considered the first published view of the city of Los Angeles!
Mission of San Diego
Mission of San Diego
(California)
Condition issues: Unobtrusive foxing in outer margins. NOTE: This is widely considered one of the earliest published views of San Diego!
Water Line and Shores of the Ancient Lake (Colorado Desert)
Water Line and Shores of the Ancient Lake (Colorado Desert)
(Arizona)
$75
Condition issues: Unobtrusive foxing in outer margins; very faint text transfer.
Colorado Desert and Signal Mountain
Colorado Desert
and Signal Mountain
(Arizona)
$85
Condition issues: Unobtrusive foxing, mainly in outer margins
Mirage on the Colorado Desert
Mirage on the Colorado Desert
(Arizona)
$75
Condition issues: Light text tranfer, foxing in lower margin
Metamorphic Rocks - Borders of the  Desert
Metamorphic Rocks —
Borders of the Desert
(Arizona / California)
$75
Condition issues: Very faint text tranfer, foxing in lower margin
Point of Rocks covered with a Calcareous Incrustation (Ancient Lake, Colorado Desert)
Point of Rocks covered with a Calcareous Incrustation (Ancient Lake, Colorado Desert)
(Arizona / California)
$25
Condition issues: Very browned/age toned, with staining in lower and left margins; text transfer
Ravines in the bed of the Ancient Lake
Ravines in the bed of the Ancient Lake
(Arizona / California)
$75
Condition issues: light toning around edges/margins
Rounded Hills, Tertiary (Between Ocoya Creek and Posuncula River)
Rounded Hills, Tertiary (Between Ocoya Creek and Posuncula River)
(Arizona / California)
$75
Condition issues: light toning around edges/margins
View of Benicia from the West
View of Benicia from the West
(California)
$85
Condition issues: light toning around edges/margins
U.S. Military Post, Benicia
U.S. Military Post, Benicia
(California)
$85
Condition issues: light toning around edges/margins; a few unobtrusive spots in sky
Entrance of Livermore's Pass
Entrance of Livermore's Pass
(California)
$75
Condition issues: light toning/foxing, mainly in left margin
Vicinity of Fort Miller
Vicinity of Fort Miller
(California)
$50
Condition issues: some foxing
Plain between the San Joaquin and Kings Rivers
Plain between the San Joaquin and Kings Rivers
(California)
$85
Condition issues: some foxing in margins, unobtrusive specks in sky
Sierra Nevada from the Four Creeks
Sierra Nevada from the Four Creeks
(California)
$125
Condition issues: some foxing in margins
The Great Basin from the Caada de las Uvas with Lost Mountain in the Distance
The Great Basin from the Cañada de las Uvas with Lost Mountain in the Distance
(California)
$30
Condition issues: overall mottled age toning with soiling/foxing in lower margin (not as bad as it appears in the scan)
Mountains near the Entrance of the Caada de las Uvas
Mountains near the Entrance of the Cañada de las Uvas
(California)
$30
Condition issues: overall age toning/browning with soiling/foxing in lower margin (not as bad as it appears in the scan) ; text transfer
Entrance of the Tejon Pass and a Portion of the Tejon
Entrance of the Tejon Pass and a Portion of the Tejon
(California)
Condition issues: overall age toning/browning with soiling/foxing mainly in margins (not as bad as it appears in the scan); text transfer; faint crease upper right corner.
Lost Mountains in the Great Basin
Lost Mountains
in the Great Basin
(California)
$55
Condition issues: minor spotting in outer margins
Valley in the Slope of the Great Basin
Valley in the Slope
of the Great Basin
Leading from the Tejon Pass
(California)
$65
Condition issues: soiling in lower margin; very faint text transfer
Crossing of Chowchillas River
Crossing of Chowchillas River
(California)
Condition issues: soiling in lower margin; very faint text transfer; light smudge upper margin just extending into image
Valley of the Kah-Wee-Ya (Four Creeks)
Valley of the Kah-Wee-Ya
(Four Creeks)
(California)
$60
Condition issues: soiling in lower margin; a few light unobtrusive specks in image area
Great Basin from the Summit of Tejon Pass
Great Basin from the
Summit of Tejon Pass
(California)
Condition issues: light soiling in margin; very faint text transfer
Castle Rock in Caon of Mpto-Ly-As River near Camp 53 A
Castle Rock in Cañon of
Mpto-Ly-As River
near Camp 53 A
(California)
$75
Condition issues: right margin trimmed unevenly
Western Slope of main ridge of Cascade Mountains, from near Camp M
Western Slope of main ridge of Cascade Mountains, from near Camp M
(California/Oregon)
$60
Condition issues: soiling in margin; text transfer
Shasta Butte and Shasta Valley from a point near Camp 79 A
Shasta Butte and Shasta Valley from a point near Camp 79 A
(California/Oregon)
Condition issues: light soiling in margin; narrowish top margin
Lassens Butte from Vicinity of Camp 18
Lassens Butte from Vicinity of Camp 18
(California/Oregon)
$70
Condition issues: soiling/foxing in margins; very faint text transfer
Upper Klamath Lake from Camp 28
Upper Klamath Lake
from Camp 28
(California/Oregon)
Condition issues: soiling/foxing in lower margin; one spot in sky
Mount Pitt, Klamath River & Upper Klamath Lake, from Camp 30
Mount Pitt, Klamath River & Upper Klamath Lake,
from Camp 30
(California/Oregon)
$50
Condition issues: soiling/foxing in margins; text transfer
Diamond Peak and Ravine of Middle Fork of Willamette River from Camp 48W
Diamond Peak and Ravine of Middle Fork of Willamette River from Camp 48W
(Oregon)
Condition issues: foxing in lower left corner, otherwise exceptionally clean
Caon of Psuc-See-Que Creek near Camp 41A
Cañon of Psuc-See-Que Creek near Camp 41A
(California)
$70
Condition issues: mild foxing, please see enlargement
Plain between Kah-Wee-Ya and Kings Rivers
Plain between Kah-Wee-Ya and Kings Rivers
(California)
$60
Condition issues: light foxing; heavier in lower right corner of image
Mountains near the entrance of Canada de las Uvas
Mountains near the entrance of Canada de las Uvas
(California)
Condition issues: age-toned paper, paper loss left margin, edge/corner wear
WASHINGTONMINNESOTA, DAKOTAS, MONTANA, ETC.
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