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BOOKS: Valley of the Mississippi 1832 Color Maps, View of the Valley of the Mississippi: or the Emigrant's and Traveller's Guide to the West. H. S. Tanner, Philadelphia. 1832. Hardcover. 4 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches. xii + 341 pages + 10 pages ads. 14 maps bound in, mostly fold-out and hand-colored: [1] frontispiece, "United States" is fold-out and hand colored. with lower left corner creased and partially torn. [2] "Pennsylvania and New Jersey"; fold-out. [3] "Pittsburgh." [4] "Virginia Maryland and Delaware" fold-out. [5] "Ohio and Indiana" fold-out. [6] Cincinnati." [7] "Michigan" fold-out. [8] "Kentucky and Tennessee" fold-out. [9] "Louisville." [10] "Illinois and Missouri" fold-out. [11] four views including "Environs of St. Louis," "Lead Region" and "Environs of Lexington," "Environs of Nashville" fold-out. [12] "Louisiana and Mississippi" fold-out. [13] three views including "Environs of Mobile," "Environs of Pensacola" and "New Orleans" fold-out. [14] "Georgia and Alabama" fold-out. Re-backed in modern cloth with leather spine label.

Provenance: Property from the Collection of Charles E. Sigety

Notes/Literature: The late Charles E. Sigety was a renowned collector of Americana, ranging from examples of Norman Rockwell to important historic documents. A selection of his collection was sold at Christie's New York in 2016

Condition

Good, with pages and maps clean, be advised that all lots in this sale will exhibit some degree of wear due to age and/or handling

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BOOKS: Valley of the Mississippi 1832 Color Maps

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