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    [Map]. Benjamin Tanner. United States of America. [Philadelphia]: [M. Carey & Son, circa 1823]. Measuring 22.25" x 17.75", the hand-colored, copper engraved map of the U.S. incorporates findings from Lewis & Clark and Zebulon Pike, with a few mistakes corrected from the surveys of Major Long. The map extends west to Rocky Mountains only. Texas is shown as a province of Mexico. Galveston is shown well inland and near the border of Louisiana. Small tears at the lower edge and separation of the vertical fold repaired on the verso with tape with adhesive staining showing on the recto.


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    March, 2015
    14th Saturday
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