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    Humphrey Phelps. The Great West. (New York: Humphrey Phelps, 1847). One page, broadside, 21.75" x 29" (sight), printed and hand-colored. Title of map, reads in full: "The Great West. Embracing its populations, productions, extent, places and distances on the Ohio, Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, Panoramic view of the Route to China, &c." In the corners, roundels with portraits of Ferdinand de Soto, Daniel Boone, Thomas H. Benton and Henry Clay. The colors, green, yellow, orange and red, are bold and distinct. Some discoloration to the margins. With folds and a few tears that have been mended with cello tape. Framed to an overall size of 24.5" x 31.5".


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    March, 2012
    3rd Saturday
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