Lot 202 of 455:
Texas and Mexico in 1848  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,560
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
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.
Author:
[Folsom, George]
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Charles J. Folsom
Date:
1842
Description:

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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Condition:
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.
 
Item number:
305253
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