Lot 202 of 455:
Texas and Mexico in 1848  

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Mexico in 1842: A Description of the Country, Its Natural and Political Features; with a Sketch of Its History, Brought down to the Present Year. To Which is Added, an Account of Texas and Yucatan; and of the Santa Fe Expedition.

[Folsom, George]

New York

Charles J. Folsom



256 pp. Folding map, partially colored. (12mo) 15x10 cm (6x4") original blindstamped brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition.

The map, titled "Mexico and Texas in 1842" shows a rather unusually shaped Texas with a tall, wide Panhandle reaching to the Arkansas River. "Includes account of Texas and a narrative, by Franklin Coombs, of the Texas expedition against Santa Fe. " - Howes. Eberstadt, Texas 162:301; Graff 1372; Howes F226; Wagner-Camp 91; Sabin 24968.

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Cloth lightly worn, a few small holes in the gutters of the joints, early owner's name (Elizabeth W. Aldrich) and initials on title page; map a bit browned and a short tear at stub, foxing; very good.

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