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Author: Tanner, Henry Schenck
Title: A Map of the United States of Mexico, as organized and defined by the several Acts of the Congress of that Republic. Constructed from a great variety of Printed and Manuscript Documents, by H.S. Tanner
Place Published: New York
Publisher:Henry S. Tanner
Date Published: 1846
Description:


Folding engraved hand-colored pocket map, laid in period cloth folder. 63x79 cm (24½x30½"); folded: 15.5x9 cm (6x3¾").



Third Edition of this rare and important map of Mexico including the present southwest of the United States, detailed and well-engraved with bright coloring. Of each issue and revision, this is generally considered the most important. The map shows all of Mexico and the majority of the American Southwest, with insets providing a "Table of Distances," a "Statistical Table," and a map of roads from Vera Cruz to Alvarado. Wheat Transmississippi 364 & 529; Schwartz & Ehrenberg, pp.276-77; Phillips Maps, p.409 (another ed); Streeter Sale 3824; Rumsey 2822.

Condition

Toning and some offsetting, minor repair work to verso; very good.

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Tanner's map of Mexico 1846

Estimate $15,000 - $25,000May 2, 2019