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    George F. Folsom: Mexico in 1842 A Description of the Country, Its Natural and Political Features; with a Sketch of its History, Brought to the Present Year. To Which is Added an Account of Texas and Yucatan, and of the Santa Fé Expedition. (New York: C. J. Folsom, 40 Fulton St. cor. Pearl street. Wiley and Putnam; Robinson, Pratt, and Co. 1842.) 256 pp. 16mo. Original dark brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt-lettering on spine. Lithographed map, outline coloring in rose; Republic of Texas in full yellow: Mexico and Texas in 1842. Published by C. J. Folsom, No. Fulton St. cor. Pearl, New-York. 10.5" x 9.25"; scale: 1 inch = approximately 220 miles; lower left-Lith. of G. W. Lewis, cor. Beekman & Nassau St. N.Y. The map is in excellent condition, with good color retention. Light chipping at spinal extremities, corners gently bumped, occasional mild foxing and browning. Overall very good to near fine. Housed in a custom clamshell case with five raised bands and gilt lettering. From the collection of Darrel Brown.

    Reference: Streeter 1413. Eberstadt 162:301: "The last hundred pages relate to Texas from 1832 to 1842, and include the correspondence of Bee and Hamilton with Santa Anna in 1841 and 1842." From the collection of Darrel Brown.


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