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    Map of the American Republic
    with the Newly Added State of Texas

    S[amuel] Augustus Mitchell. A Route-Book Adapted to Mitchell's National Map of the American Republic; Comprising Tables of the Principal Rail-road, Steam-boat and Stage Routes, Throughout the United States. Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1846. 24mo. 46 pages. One large 34" x 25" hand-colored folding map of the eastern half of the United States drawn by J. H. Young and engraved by J. H. Brightly with four maps inset "Map of the North-Eastern Boundary of the United States", "Map of Oregon Territory", "Map of the Southern Part of Florida", and "Map of the State of Texas".

    Original decoratively embossed black calf portfolio with titles stamped in gilt on the front board. Brass clasp. Binding rubbed, spine chipped. Map with an approximately seven inch tear from its left edge (where it is tipped-in on the inside of the rear board) into the image area, cellophane tape remnants and tape stains, edge and fold wear, small fold separations. Text pages foxed. Very good copy of this early travel map of the United States.

    Of particular interest is the inclusion of the newly added state of Texas.


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    April, 2016
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