George Karl Ludwig Preuss (1803–1854), anglicized as Charles Preuss, was a surveyor and cartographer who accompanied John C. Fremont on three of his five exploratory expeditions of the American west, including the expedition where he and Fremont were the first to record seeing Lake Tahoe from a mountaintop vantage point as they traversed what is now Carson Pass in February 1844.
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Map of a Reconnoissance between Fort Leavenworth on the Missouri River, and the Great Salt Lake in the Territory Of Utah…
One of the seminal cartographic achievements for the mapping of the West, professionally backed on sturdy linen.Place/Date: New York / 1851$650 Add to cart
Map of the Great Salt Lake And Adjacent Country in the Territory Of Utah. Surveyed in 1849 and 1850…
“Scientific cartography of the Territory of Utah may be said to date from the appearance of this map.” – WheatPlace/Date: New York / 1852$750 Add to cart
Map of Oregon and Upper California from the Surveys of John Charles Fremont and Other Authorities
Frémont & Preuss mapping the West – Presentation copy by Senator T.H. Benton.Place/Date: Washington, D.C. / 1848$3,400 Add to cart