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Mexico, and The United States, Gorham Abbot, 1869.  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$300
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Mexico, and The United States: Their Mutual Relations and Common Interests
Abbot, Gorham
New York
G.P. Putnam & Son

xvi, 391 pp. illustrated with tissue guarded frontispiece and additional steel engraved plate, two color maps, one fold-out. (8vo) brown cloth with gilt design and spine, green endpapers. First Edition.

With the bookplate of James Torr Harmer.  "A useful guide to the constitutional history, especially for the period 1824 to 1859" (Larned 3925). First Edition, with a nice example of Colton’s map of "Mexico and the United States and Their Mutual Relations" showing Mexico, most of Texas, the Borderlands, Belize, and Guatemala.

Lot Amendments
Wear and some staining to cloth, rubbing to extremities, slight fraying to cloth at heel of spine; front hinge cracked, scattered foxing, mostly at frontispiece and title page, some rippling to endpapers, some light creases and small tear at fold to fold-out map; very good.
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