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United States Maps 1840-1859

The descriptions are in this order: Cartographer; Title; Publisher; Place Published; Date Published; Type of Color (if any); Type of Printing; Description; Size (HxW); Condition; Matted or Framed (if applicable); Price; I.D.#. .

SCARCE MITCHELL WALL MAP OF U.S.

YOUNG, J.H. MAP OF THE UNITED STATES BY J.H. YOUNG. S.A. MITCHELL. PHILADELPHIA. 1841 1836. OUTLINE HAND COLOR. COPPER ENGRAVING. Allegorical vignette view upper center by W. Mason. Seven inset vicinity maps, large inset North American continent map lower right, comparative statistical chart lower left. Black wooden rods top and bottom. Some rubbing and light water staining. Four sheets on fabric. 43.3"H. x 34.3"W. GOOD. $3,000.00. I.D.#10571.

ANONYMOUS. UNITED STATES. LONDON. c1842. OUTLINE HAND COLOR. COPPER ENGRAVING. Anonymous English school atlas map. Lengths of rivers given in miles, population of state capitals given in 1000's. 10"H. x 8.25"W. GOOD. $100.00. I.D.#18697.

 

 

RARE TRAVELLER'S GUIDE WALL MAP WITH DETAILED REPUBLIC OF TEXAS

PHELPS, HUMPHREY. PHELPS & ENSIGN'S TRAVELLERS' GUIDE, AND MAP OF THE UNITED STATES, containing the roads, distances, steam boat and canal routes &c. PHELPS & ENSIGN. NEW YORK. 1842. FULL HAND COLOR (map only). STEEL AND COPPER ENGRAVING. Note below neat line: Engraved on steel by J. Wells. Brooklyn, N.Y." Map portion measures 17 x 37.5" surrounded by insets. Mounted on rods. To the left are "The chief rivers of the world; The world in hemispheres; Principal mountains; and the text to the Declaration of Independence. Below are ten steel vignette portraits of the Presidents up to John Tyler, and a key to the large illustration below of the Declaration of Independence. Next to the portraits are side panels within are oval portraits of Indian chief King Philip 1676 (on left) and George Washington (on right). Four other views are of the Landing of the Pilgrims, battles of Lexington and Bunker Hill, and Washington's Farewell to his Army. The map itself extends from East coast to Rocky Mountains showing "Great American Desert",to Missouri Territory down to the eastward indentation of Mexico (taking in the Texas panhandle) which is above a Strawberry-shaped Republic of Texas, containing fifty-six placenames: Cherokee Village, Salt Spring, Copper Mine, Tivis [sic], Trinity, Franklin, Whaco Indians, Colorado City, Ft. del Altar, Gonsoles, Teran, Belgrade, along with many current names. Lower right are fifteen inset city areas. Major roads and trails such as Santa Fe, San Antonio, etc. Professionally repaired and backed. 27"H. x 41"W. GOOD. $3,250.00. I.D.#24838.

CHART ILLUSTRATING THE WEATHER OF 1843. Feb. 4th. 3 P.M. 1843. ANONYMOUS. UNKNOWN. 1843. LITHOGRAPHY. Map showing from the Atlantic coast west to Ft. Levenworth. Details major towns, temperatures and arrows indicating the direction and force of the wind. 10.2"H. x 14.5"W. VERY GOOD. $85.00. I.D.#03664.

YOUNG, J. H./J. H. BRIGHTLY. MITCHELL'S NATIONAL MAP OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC OR UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Together With Maps Of The Vicinities Of Thirty-Two Of The Principal Cities And Towns In The Union. S.A. MITCHELL. PHILADELPHIA. 1844. FULL HAND COLOR. LITHOGRAPHY. Among the earlier lithographed wall maps of America. The title is not engraved but letterpress printed with moveable type. Four sheets mounted on canvas with rods. Vicinity maps along margins. A bit darkened. Texas shown as a republic. 37"H. x 45"W. GOOD. I.D.#21560. SOLD.

MITCHELL'S NATIONAL MAP WITH INSETS OF MAJOR CITIES

YOUNG, J.H./J.H. BRIGHTLY. MITCHELL'S NATIONAL MAP OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC OR UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. S. AUGUSTUS MITCHELL. PHILADELPHIA. 1844. FULL COLOR. LITHOGRAPHY. Drawn by J.H. Young, engraved by J.H. Brightly. Margin surrounds are insets of 32 small maps of the areas around the major cities in each state.  Professionally backed and laid down on canvas. With rods. 24.3"H. x 45"W. VERY GOOD. $2,500.00. I.D.#26644.

AMONG THE EARLIEST WAX ENG NATIONAL MAPS

MORSE, S.E. UNITED STATES. HARPER & BROTHERS. NEW YORK. 1844. STENCIL YELLOWTONE. WAX ENG LITHOGRAPHY. From S.E. Morse's A system of geography for the use of schools. Shows Oregon border at 54 deg. 40 min. Texas still a republic. Gives some forts and Indian nations. Another map and letterpress on reverse. Fold repair. Light browning. 5.3"H. x 15"W. FAIR. $250.00. I.D.#08877.

ANONYMOUS. SKELETON MAP SHEWING THE POSITION OF CAIRO. At The Confluence Of The Ohio & Mississippi Rivs. And Its Connection With All Parts Of The United States By Rail Roads, Rivers And Canals. SENATE. WASHINGTON, DC. 1844. LITHOGRAPHY. (28th Cong., 1st sess. Senate. [196]) Included in "Document relating to an examination and survey of some point at or near the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, with a view to the establishment of a naval depot and dock yard." An effort to build a navy yard at Cairo, Illinois, one that was later built at Memphis. Shows major railroads and canals, completed and unfinished. Unusual U.S. map centering on Cairo, IL. 14.6"H. x 11.75"W. VERY GOOD. $200.00. I.D.#08850.

MAGNIFICENTLY ILLUSTRATED U.S. WALL MAP WITH TEXAS IN LAST YEAR AS REPUBLIC WITH ACCOMPANYING GAZETTEER

TAYLOR, J.B. / H.F. WHEELER. STEEL PLATES. CHAPIN'S ORNAMENTAL MAP OF THE UNITED STATES. W. CHAPIN & J.B. TAYLOR. NEW YORK. 1845. FULL HAND COLOR. STEEL ENGRAVING. "with plans of the World, British possessions, West Indies & Columbia.  Artistic wall map on original wooden rods with unique Corinthian column design left and right. Elaborate title cartouche by Chapin and Prudhomme showing standing muse pointing upwards toward the sun surrounded by four graces and putti with two globes, a telescope and chart; all set in a wide allegorical landscape. Margin portraits show ten Presidents through Polk, Four city views, and insets of Maine, Florida, the Canadas, Western territories and Texas. Retailed by T. & E.H. Ensign, N.Y. One of the most splendid U.S. wall maps of the mid 19th century; it truly lives up to its name "ornamental". Professionally remounted on new linen. Included is a copy of an 1841 edition of Wm. Chapin's book, A complete gazetteer of the United States of North America, which accompanied the wall map. 46"H. x 56.5"W. VERY GOOD. $7,500.00. I.D.#26560.  (Have more photos if needed)

RARE "OZARK" STATE

CHARLE, J. B. L. ETATS-UNIS PAR CHARLE, GEOGRAPHE. PARIS. 1845. FULL HAND COLOR. LITHOGRAPHY. Grave sur acier par Langevin. Pl. 58 from his Atlas Elementaire (1845). With a rare area marked "Ozark" West of Arkansas. Also, important early railroads proposed. 8.25"H.x11.25"W. VERY GOOD. $375.00. I.D.#04826.  SOLD.

ENSIGN, T./J. WELLS. ENSIGN'S TRAVELLERS' GUIDE AND MAP OF THE UNITED STATES, Containing The Roads, Distances, Steam Boat And Canal Routes &c. T. & E.H. ENSIGN. NEW YORK. 1845. OUTLINE HAND COLOR. STEEL ENGRAVING. Fine wall map with rods, with many insets and president's portraits (James K. Polk the latest). Views at bottom show Declaration of Independence, Landing of the Pilgrims, other scenes from the American Revolution. Waterstains, cracking, lacks bottom rod. A collage with several pieced sections of parchment laid down on linen. 16.75"(map)H. x 37.75"W. FAIR. $1,750.00. I.D.#09112.

SCARCE WALL MAP OF U.S. WITH REPUBLIC OF TEXAS

YOUNG, J. H. MAP OF THE UNITED STATES. S.A. MITCHELL/T. & E.H. ENSIGN. NEW YORK. 1845. FULL HAND COLOR. COPPER ENGRAVING. Attractive wall map with rods. Over 8 insets, one a map of the continent showing the Republic of Texas and seven vicinity maps including Boston, Ny, Phila., Balt & Wash, Charleston & New Orelans. Missouri Ter. above a sliver of Republic of Texas with Bevil, Teran, San Augustan, Tanaha & Nacogdoches. Allegorical view above title of the ingenuity of America. With eagle, forest, U.S. shield in rock, ships, factories, and man turning watergate on a canal. Above average state of preservation, except for wrinkling in lower quarter. 43"H. x 34.75"W. FINE. $3,000.00. I.D.#09830.

REPUBLIC OF TEXAS, SIGNING THE DECLARATION + 11 PRESIDENTIAL PORTRAITS

ENSIGN, T./E.H. ENSIGN. ENSIGN'S TRAVELLERS' GUIDE, AND MAP OF THE UNITED STATES, Containing The Roads, Distances, Steam Boat And Canal Routes &C. Eng On Steel By J. Wells, Brooklyn, L.I. T. & E.H. ENSIGN. NEW YORK. 1845. OUTLINE HAND COLOR. STEEL ENGRAVING/LITHOGRAPHY. Handsome national wall map with many small insets and small history views at bottom surrounding one of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Shows Texas from Galveston to Spanish Peaks (in north Colorado) with its western border the Rio Bravo del Norte. Very strange concept of Missouri Territory much like an inverted version of Texas. The 20 insets include a very early one of Chicago. Printed on three sheets, the map from steel and the illustrations and president portraits lithographed. Fully restored and relined. 25.5"H. x 37.5"W. VERY GOOD. $3,000.00. I.D.#10641.

BOYNTON, GEORGE W. MEXICO, TEXAS, GUATIMALA & WEST INDIES. JENKS, HICKLING & SWAN. BOSTON. 1845. PARTIAL HAND COLOR. LITHOGRAPHY. Partly colored. Browned. Late Republic of Texas period. From Samuel G. Goodrich, Parley's first book of history, combined with geography. 4.4"H. x 6.3"W. GOOD. I.D.#10244. SOLD.

YOUNG, J.H./D. HAINES. MITCHELL'S TRAVELLERS GUIDE THROUGH THE UNITED STATES. A Map Of The Roads, Distances, Steam Boat & Canal Routes &C. By J.H. Young. S.A. MITCHELL. PHILADELPHIA. 1845 1834. OUTLINE HAND COLOR. STEEL ENGRAVING. The 1845 issue of Young's steel plate national map. Five vicinity insets lower right. Shows the very few railroads and the main turnpike roads. Particularly interesting for the elongated "Indian Territory" in the west with many tribes located. Eastern portion of Republic of Texas just prior to statehood. Browned, professionally backed on japan paper. folds into embossed red roan covers. 17.3"H. x 21.8"W. GOOD. $1,200.00. I.D.#10582.

RARE EARLY TRANS-APPALACHIAN U.S. WALL MAP WITH BIRDSEYE VIEWS OF ST. LOUIS, LOUISVILLE, NASHVILLE NEW ORLEANS, CINCINNATI AND PITTSBURGH.

MUNSON, S. BISHOP. A NEW AND EMBELLISHED MAP OF THE UNITED STATES COMPILED FROM THE LATEST AND MOST AUTHENTIC DOCUMENTS. DOOLITTLE & MUNSON & SHERER (LAST NAME JUST ADDED). CINCINNATI. 1845 (Copyright and also date under title). ORIGINAL HAND-COLOR BY COUNTY. ENGRAVING. Rare wall map, having appeared only once, twenty years ago, in "A.M.P.R.". Superbly printed on four sheets, linen-backed, hand-colored by county and shellacked. Attractive patina with some crazing of the shellac appearing as small, vertical cracks. Engraved by Dolittle & Mnson. Splendidly decorative with portraits of eleven U.S. presidents: Washington through Polk. Interspersed by state seals and birdseye views of what were considered "western" cities: St. Louis, Louisville, New Orleans, Cincinnati, Nashville (two fishermen in foreground, river bridge and city in distance), and Pittsburgh. Vignette above title: "Landing & Settlement of Jamestown, 1607". Insets include: Oregon (ter.) With 7 forts and 3 "sta."tions: Pondera, Nez Perces and Methodist; Florida (peninsula) with few placenames (Volusia, New Smyrnia, Ft. Brooke, Ft. Poinsett, and Key West). Large Wisconsin, Iowa and Indian Territories. The latter extends from Texas to Canada, naming location and population of Indian tribes: Minnitarees pop. 2,000, Puncas 800, Pawnees 12,500, Osages 5120 (all these tribes are "native', i.e. not moved from east of the Mississippi); Wyandots (from Ohio) 747, Cherokees (from Georgia) 25,911, Creeks (from Alabama) 24,594, Choctaws (Mississippi) 15177, Chickasaws (Mississippi) 4930, Seminoles (Florida) 3824. Texas still an independent "republic" until December, 1845 has large Fannin district, 35 settlements named, including San Antonio de Bexar (also the Alamo), Refugio, San Patricio, Nashville, San Felipe de Austin, Crockett, Bastrop, plus Fort Houston. Very good display map; completely original without repairs or restoration. Rare, especially in this condition. 36"H. (printed area) 38" (overall). x 47"W (printed area) 50" (overall). VERY GOOD. RODS ARE 51" (UPPER) AND 55" (LOWER). $8,500.00. I.D.#27722. (have many more photos if needed) 

MEXICAN WAR PERIOD LEWIS ROBINSON WALL MAP

ROBINSON, LEWIS. MAP OF THE UNITED STATES. LEWIS ROBINSON. SOUTH READING, VT. 1846. FULL HAND COLOR. COPPER ENGRAVING. "Compiled from the latest authorities" Nicely restored Lewis Robinson wall map on original rods. Shows the country two tiers west of the Mississippi with a portion of large Missouri Territory, huge Iowa territory, and part of Texas shown in its colonized/Republic stage . Small insets show south Florida and major city environs. Has Robinson's huge eagle title vignette. Shows Missouri as both a state and as a large territory. Strong original hand color. Same size as the 1838 Akron issue. Literature: W.W. Ristow pp. 271-73.  39"H. x 47.5"W. VERY GOOD.  $7,500.00. I.D.#26258.

TANNER, H.S. UNITED STATES. PHILADELPHIA. 1846. FULL HAND COLOR. ENGRAVING. Colored by state (seemingly intentional pink spot at Berrien, GA indicating some colony or reserve?). Shows towns, (no D'burg), Canals, railroads, & roads including the National Road. 20 Arkansas placenames & one marked spot unnamed, "Bluff" for Pine Bluff. Bright. 15.5"H. x 12.3"W. FINE. $200.00. I.D.#01147.

DUFOUR, AUGUSTE HENRI (1798-1865). ETATS-UNIS. JULES RENOUARD, ET CIE. PARIS. c1846. FULL HAND COLOR. LITHOGRAPHY. Planche 29 from the Geographie Moderne. Republic of Texas with the so-called "strawberry" borders. Long gazetteer inset along left border with an added note alluding to the Treaty of 1846 that settled the Oregon border with Canada. Of especial California, Texas and western interest with unusual naming as well as the "American's Route to California" from the Missouri River to San Francisco. Some spotting. 9.3"H. x 15"W. GOOD. $200.00. I.D.#04827.

THE RARE 1847 'REFERENCE AND DISTANCE MAP' UNSEEN BY RISTOW/ with FAMOUS INSET: TEXAS OREGON AND CALIFORNIA

YOUNG, JAMES H./E. YEAGER/F. DANKWORTH/E. F. WOODWARD. MITCHELL'S REFERENCE & DISTANCE MAP OF THE UNITED STATES. S. AUGUSTUS MITCHELL. PHILADELPHIA. 1847. FULL HAND COLOR. STEEL ENGRAVING. "by J.H. Young. Philadelphia for sale by S. Augustus Mitchell. Engraved by J.H. Young, F. Dankworth, E. Yeager and  E. F. Woodward." Op. Cit. W.W. Ristow. American maps and  mapmakers. 1985. p.309-10, cites only editions for 1836, 1845 and 1851. No mention is made of this 1847 one. On a scale of 1:1,500,000 it  has the decorative border and allegorical steel engraved title vignette "designed by W. Mason," of an eagle holding a panoply of arms afloat in a seashell boat. Important for Gold Rush inset lower right of Texas, Oregon and California, usually encountered as a Mitchell pocket map or in Mitchell's Guide to California, 1849. This wall map is a rare combination. With original rods. Slight water staining at top, otherwise well above average condition.  53"H. x 70"W. VERY GOOD.  $15,000.00. I.D.#26271.

HALL, SIDNEY. UNITED STATES. A&C BLACK. EDINBURGH. 1847. OUTLINE HAND COLOR. COPPER ENGRAVING. Extremely detailed. Boundaries outlined in colored inks. Quality atlas map extendng west to Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas and Louisiana. Some staining. 19.25"H.x14.5"W. FAIR. $220.00. I.D.#07184.

WITH INSETS OF TEXAS, OREGON AND SOUTH FLORIDA

ENSIGN, T. & E. H. MAP OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THE LATEST AUTHORITIES. PHELPS, ENSIGN & THAYER. NEW YORK. 1847. FULL HAND COLOR. LITHOGRAPHY. Wall map with rollers of the country extending west only to Missouri and Arkansas but with insets of newly admitted Texas, new Oregon boundary and South Florida. Texas has only 35 counties. Allegorical title vignette with eagle atop globe concealed by clouds beyond which are seen the factories, ships and other symbols of the industry and commerce of "Manifest Destiny" America. Unusually nice condition. 34.5"H. x 41"W. VERY GOOD. $2,500.00. I.D.#08921.

DECORATIVE BORDER WITH PRESIDENTS' PORTRAITS

ATWOOD, J.M./H. PHELPS. PHELPS'S NATIONAL MAP OF THE UNITED STATES, A TRAVELLERS GUIDE. Embracing The Principal Railroads, Canals, Steam Boat & Stage Routes, Throughout The Union. PHELPS, ENSIGNS & THAYER. NEW YORK. 1847. OUTLINE HAND COLOR. COPPER ENGRAVING. Handsome indian paper map folding into an ornate black roan cover stamped with cuts of a railroad train and a steamboat. Six regional insets. Extends west only to Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas and Louisiana. Borders margined with president portraits, small vignettes and state seals, some imaginary, by Wm. D. Smith. Professionally restored and laid down on Japan paper, cover re-backed. 21"H. x 25.4"W. GOOD. $1,500.00. I.D.#10834.

WILLARD, EMMA. series of eleven U.S. history maps. A.S. BARNES & CO/H.W. DERBY & CO. NEW YORK. 1847. OUTLINE HAND COLOR. COPPER ENGRAVING. Miniature history maps of the U.S.A. from prehistoric times, the beginnings of white explorations to 1847. Each with attractive charmingly naive vignette of historical figures and events. (e.g. King Philip the Indian chief, Mayflower Compact, Marquette and Joliet in a rowboat, etc.) Set of 11. Later coloring. Some browned. 7"H. x 4.25"W. GOOD. $250.00 (set). I.D.#18420.

MITCHELL, S.A. UNITED STATES. PHILADELPHIA. 1847. FULL HAND COLOR. COPPER ENGRAVING. Strong striking and fine pastel coloring. Extends west only to include Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana. From Mitchell's Universal atlas. Copyright by H.N. Burroughs in 1846. Browned, a couple stains. 15.75"H. x 12.6" W. GOOD. $200.00. I.D.#12306.

UNFOLDED FROM THE SMALL FOLIO

RAPKIN, J. UNITED STATES. J. & F TALLIS. LONDON./EDINBURGH/DUBLIN. 1848. PARTIAL HAND COLOR. COPPER ENGRAVING. Unusual U.S. map with truncated Texas and large "Western Territory" for Oklahoma, colorado, etc. Long slender Nebraska reaches the Canadian border. Seven small vignettes by J. Rogers. From the small folio atlas. Plate never folded. Small margin stain. 12.6"H. x 13.5"W. GOOD. $750.00. I.D.#22596.

EARLY MAP PROMOTING CROSS COUNTRY RAILROAD

MILLS, ROBERT. MAP OF THE COUNTRY BETWEEN THE ATLANTIC & PACIFIC OCEANS. WASHINGTON, DC. 1848. ENGRAVING. Map showing the proposed route for a railroad from the Miss. Valley to the ports of San Diego, Monterey & San Francisco & connections of this road to those of the Atlantic states. Also map of world "showing the position of our continent". 7.8"H. x 16.8"W. FINE. $300.00. I.D.#01569.  SOLD.

KEMBLE, W. MAP OF THE FRENCH, ENGLISH & SPANISH POSSESSIONS IN NORTH AMERICA IN 1745. HARPER & BROTHERS. NEW YORK. 1848. FULL COLOR. COPPER ENGRAVING. Colonial U.S. shows some early forts. Shows east Texas with "New Phillippine." Original coloring. 7.75"H. x 8.3"W. GOOD. $185.00. I.D.#09258.

 

HOLLE, L. VEREIN-STAATEN VON NORD-AMERIKA. GEOGRAPH. LITHOGR. INSTITUT VON L. HOLLE. WOLFENBUTTEL. 1848. OUTLINE HAND COLOR. COPPER ENGRAVING. Lines show similar temperature zones to central Europe. Strange constructions in the West. Strange Indian designations. Browned, ink marked, stains. Western border of Texas not determined. Shows German settlement Neubraunfels there. 8.1"H. x 10.8"W. FAIR. $175.00. I.D.#10661.

ANTONIE, LOUIS. ETATS-UNIS ET NOUVELLE BRITAGNE. MONIN & VUILLEMIN. PARIS. c1848. OUTLINE HAND COLOR. ENGRAVING. From Atlas de Geographie. Gila R. s.w. boundary below which is "Pimeria-Alta" Indian Tribes: Apaches, Cheyennes, Foxes, Ogailallahs & many more. Monterey printed in boldest letters in CA, Austin in TX, "Oregon" in OR Ty. Gold Region outlined "Region de L'Or". Huge Tys. of MO, NW & OR. "Haute ou Nouvelle Californie" extends e. nearly to S. Fe. 8.5"H. x 11.3"W. FINE. $200.00. I.D.#01146.

MITCHELL, S.A. NO.5 MAP OF THE UNITED STATES. Engraved To Illustrate Mitchell's School And Family Geography. PHILADELPHIA. 1849. FULL HAND COLOR. LITHOGRAPHY. Double page school atlas map showing very unusual western configurations and an inset map of the California gold fields. A vast area including today's California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah and western Colorado. Minnesota includes the Dakotas, Indian Territory is most of the central part of the country. Excellent for locating the Indians of the West & Gold Rush. Browned. 10.5"H. x 16.75"W. GOOD. $275.00. I.D.#08726.  SOLD.

WILLIAMS, W. MAP OF THE OHIO RIVER. From Pittsburgh To Cincinnati. / Map Of The Ohio R. From Cincinnati To Cairo. / Map Of The Missouri R. From Ft. Leavenworth To Its Mouth. D. APPLETON & CO. NEW YORK. 1849. PARTIAL HAND COLOR. LITHOGRAPHY. Travel guide map of these rivers with all major landings. Original part coloring. 5"H. x 7"W. GOOD. $100.00. I.D.#09211.

CRUCHLEY, G.F. UNITED STATES WITH UPPER & LOWER CANADA. LONDON. 1850. FULL HAND COLOR. ENGRAVING. Shows U.S. just past the first tier of states w. of the Miss. R. (only Trenton, Bolivar & Memphis in W. TN). Milledegville is capital of GA & Caharoba of AL. Minor repairs. Decorative, pastel coloring. 17.5"H. x 13.8"W. VERY GOOD. $185.00. I.D.#01153.

MITCHELL, S.A. UNITED STATES. THOMAS, COWPERTHWAIT & CO. PHILADELPHIA. 1850. FULL HAND COLOR. ENGRAVING. Map detailing states separately colored, towns, townships, roads, railroads, canals, topo., etc. Map bright. Marginal browning. 14.3"H. x 11.5"W. VERY GOOD. $165.00. I.D.#01684.

RAPKIN, J. UNITED STATES. TALLIS, J&F. LONDON. 1850. OUTLINE HAND COLOR. ENGRAVING. Attractive map of the United States, decorated with vignettes: Washington's Monument, Buffalo Hunt, and Penn's Treaty with the Indians. Also medallions of Franklin and Washington on side borders. Texas at fullest extent, includes Santa Fe. 8.5"H. x 12"W. FINE. MATTED. $550.00. I.D.#00493.

MURPHY, W. GALL & INGLIS' MAP OF THE UNITED STATES. GALL & INGLIS. EDINBURGH. 1850. FULL HAND COLOR. ENGRAVING. Map showing U.S. one tier beyond Miss.R., including AK, IA, MI, & WI Tys. Details towns, railroads, Indians, forts, etc. Some transferal, but bright color. 20.8"H. x 17"W. VERY GOOD. $225.00. I.D.#00536.

CRUCHLEY, G.F. UNITED STATES WITH UPPER & LOWER CANADA. LONDON. 1850. FULL HAND COLOR. ENGRAVING. Map showing U.S. from Maine to Sabine R. in Texas. Also shows Iowa Territory, Upper & Lower Canada, and very small portion of Indian Ter. Also large Wisconsin Ter. Superb color. 17"H. x 13"W. FINE. $200.00. I.D.#00498.

RAPKIN, J. UNITED STATES. TALLIS, J.& F. LONDON. 1850. OUTLINE HAND COLOR. ENGRAVING. Map with decorative border with portraits of Washington, and Franklin; vignettes of Buffalo Hunt, Penn Treaty w/Indians; Wash. Monument; seal and crest. Nebraska is vertical eastern edge of MO Ty. Below these is a large Western Ty. which includes TX Panhandle. NM is sliver along the Rio Grande north of TX. Age toning. 9.6"H. x 13.2"W. VERY GOOD. $525.00. I.D.#01148. SOLD.

BINETEAU, P. CARTE DES ETATS UNIS ET DE MEXIQUE. L. HACHETTE. PARIS. 1850. FULL HAND COLOR. ENGRAVING. TX (2/3 present size) part of U.S. NM part of Mexique & quite large. Unusual state capitals: Tuscaloosa, Milledgeville, Vandalia. Some soiling & stains. 8.4"H. x 10.8"W. VERY GOOD. $90.00. I.D.#01825.

RAPKIN, J. UNITED STATES. TALLIS, JOHN. LONDON. 1850. OUTLINE HAND COLOR. STEEL ENGRAVING. Map of the United States decorated with vignettes: Washington's Monument, Buffalo Hunt, and Penn's Treaty with the Indians. Also medallions of Franklin and Washington on side borders. Texas at fullest extent, includes Santa Fe. Irregular trimming affecting margins and top title. 8.5"H. x 12"W. FAIR. $325.00. I.D.#18696.

ANONYMOUS. untitled. [MILITARY MAP OF THE U.S. WITH SEA ROUTES]. U.S. CONGRESS? WASHINGTON, DC. c1850-1852. OUTLINE HAND COLOR. LITHOGRAPHY. Index map to a Congressional report? Shows old western frontier stations, abandoned or still occupied, new frontier posts and new posts recently abandoned. Published after the Mexican War. Shows the line of western stations in 1845 and all the new post west of that line. Shows sea routes to California and the Northwest. Forts in Taos and Santa Fe both shown as recently abandoned. 13.5"H. x 14"W. FINE. $275.00. I.D.#09837. SOLD.

BOYNTON, G. W.? UNITED STATES. BOSTON?. c1850. OUTLINE HAND COLOR. STEEL ENGRAVING. Pre Gadsden Purchase United States. Shows "Gold Region" in California and Salt Lake City is called "Mormon City". 4.3"H. x 6.2"W. FINE. FRAMED. $125.00. I.D.#07280.

GEOGRAPHISCHE ANSTALT DER BIBLIOGRAPHISCHEN INHSTITUT HILDBURGHAUSEN. VEREIN-STAATEN VON NORD-AMERICA. HILDBURGHAUSEN. c1850. OUTLINE HAND COLOR. COPPER ENGRAVING. Shows a huge oversized Indian Territory. Original coloring. Some offsetting. Unidentified guide book map. 3.5"H. x 5.6"W. GOOD. $85.00. I.D.#08133.

FLEMMING, C. VEREINIGTE STAATEN VON NORD-AMERICA. GLOGAU, GERMANY. c1850. OUTLINE HAND COLOR. LITHOGRAPHY. Shows pre-Gadsden U.S. with unusual territory boundaries and excellent detail of native tribes. Eight tribes are named in what would come to be Arizona above the Gila River including Tejuas, Cosninas, Schemejuabas, etc. Therre are 11 place names along the Rio del Norte in New Mexico. There are over 50 place names in Texas including 3 Houstons! One was Ft. Houston and another was south near the Rio Grande. There are towns called Dangerfield, Coffee's Trad. Ho., Robins Ferry and Alamo. In the Southeast are shown extent of railroads and unusual detail of placenames, tiny places such as Cadiz, Ky. Barreville, Tn. Forts Gaines, Scott, & Nicholas in Ga. Forts Deposit, Hampton, Armstrong & Jackson in Ala. Strange small forms (lakes?) in Florida: Micco, Rollstoun, Chipola and Sanybell I. Rather browned and foxed. 12.25"H. x 16.25"W. FAIR. $275.00. I.D.#21992.

FLEMMING, C. VEREINIGTE STAATEN VON NORD-AMERICA. GLOGAU. c1850. PARTIAL HAND COLOR. LITHOGRAPHY. Shows 44 place names in Texas including Houston and Ft. Houston. Excellent detail of topography, Indian tribes, placenames, etc. Some staining and margin trimming affecting letterpress. Original coloring. 12"H. x 16"W. FAIR. $275.00. I.D.#09200.

OKLAHOMAN'S VIEW OF TEXAN'S VIEW OF OKLAHOMA

HALL, SIDNEY. UNITED STATES. LONGMAN & CO. LONDON. c1850. FULL HAND COLOR. STEEL ENGRAVING. English school atlas map with Texas shown incorporating Indian Territory. Very unusual. Oklahoman's view of Texan's view of Oklahoma. 7.5"H. x 10.25"W. GOOD. $250.00. I.D.#08096.

HALL, S. UNITED STATES. A&C. BLACK. EDINBURGH. c1850. FULL HAND COLOR. ENGRAVING. Two sheets joined. Details U.S. from LA, AR, MO, IA & MN east to Atlantic. Shows topography, towns, cities, townships, roads & railroads. Detailed. 19.3"H. x 14.5"W. GOOD. $225.00. I.D.#03513.

PRESENTATION COPY. UNLISTED IN PHILLIPS OR ANY MAP GUIDE

BURR, HENRY A./J. M. ATWOOD. DISTURNELL'S NEW MAP OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA; showing all the canals, rail road, telegraph lines and principal stage routes. Drawn by Henry A. Burr, topographer to the Post Office Dept. Washington, D.C. J. DISTURNELL. NEW YORK. 1851, JANUARY. FULL HAND COLOR. COPPER ENGRAVING. In: Disturnell's railroad, steamboat, and telegraph book; being a guide through the United states and Canada: also giving the ocean steam packet arrangements, telegraph lines and charges; list of hotels, &c. With a map of the United States and Canada, showing all the canals, railroads, &c. New York, January, 1851. 12mo, 108 p. cuts, tables. Gray embossed gilt-stamped cloth, all edges gilt. Cover title: 'Disturnell's Railroad, Steamboat & Telegraph book 1851 with a map.' For some strange reason this has not been mentioned as yet in any map guide. Not in Phillips. Professionally rebacked, map laid down on japan. Feint stamps of the Mercantile Library, New York with notation that it was presented by the compiler. 21"H. x 26.5"W. GOOD. $2,500.00. I.D.#24057.

PRESENTATION COPY. UNLISTED IN PHILLIPS OR ANY MAP GUIDE

BURR, HENRY A./J. M. ATWOOD. DISTURNELL'S NEW MAP OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA; showing all the canals, rail road, telegraph lines and principal stage routes. Drawn by Henry A. Burr, topographer to the Post Office Dept. Washington, D.C. J. DISTURNELL. NEW YORK. 1852, JAN. LITHOGRAPHY. 1851. In: Disturnell's railroad, steamboat, and telegraph book; being a guide through the United states and Canada: also giving the ocean steam packet arrangements, telegraph lines and charges; list of hotels, &c. With a map of the United States and Canada, showing all the canals, railroads, &c. New York, Jan. 1852. 12mo, 132 p. front., cuts, tables. Brown embossed gilt-stamped cloth, all edges gilt. Cover title: 'Disturnell's Railroad, Steamboat & Telegraph book 1852 with a map.' Lithographed reprint of 1851 map, uncolored. For some strange reason this has not been mentioned as yet in any map guide. Not in Phillips. Professionally rebacked, map laid down on japan. Stamps of the Mercantile Library, New York with notation that it was presented by the compiler. 21.3"H. x 27"W. GOOD. $2,500.00. I.D.#24058.

MARCOU, JULES. CARTE GEOLOGIQUE DES ETATS-UNIS ET DES PROVINCES ANGLAISES DE L'AMERIQUE DU NORD PAR JULES MARCOU. AVRIL FRES. PARIS. c1855. FULL HAND COLOR. CHROMOLITHOGRAPHY. From the Bull. de la soc. Geol. de France. The famous Marcou geologic map of the U.S. Not yet listed in any Jolly price guide. Fine chromolithography. A few small fold stains. Left margin trimmed close. 16.1"H. x 23"W. GOOD. $750.00. I.D.#10997.  SOLD.

DESILVER VERSION OF MITCHELL'S TRAVEL GUIDE ENGRAVED BY IRA S. DRAKE

MITCHELL, SAMUEL AUGUSTUS | IRA S. DRAKE. MITCHELL'S NEW TRAVELLER'S GUIDE THROUGH THE UNITED STATES, showing the rail roads, canals, stage roads, &c. with distances from place to place. Drawn and engraved by Ira S. Drake Philadelphia 1855. CHARLES DESILVER. PHILADELPHIA. 1855. OUTLINE HAND COLOR. COPPER ENGRAVING.  Outline colored road and railroad map of the United States extending west to Texas and Indian Territory. Insets are of above-average interest being a map of the Copper Mine Region (along Lake Superior), map of the Maritime and Overland Routes to California, map of the Gold and Quicksilver district of California, along with vicinity of Niagara Falls and of New England then termed the Eastern States. Map folds into maroon roan covers along with a 124 page 16mo book: Mitchell's New Traveller's guide through the United States and the Canadas... also published by Desilver in 1855. The cover, decorated by a gilt plate cut shows a train, a horse drawn rail coach crossing a bridge and a steamboat. Map, covers and book professionally restored and rebacked. Slight fold browning on map. Most Mitchell traveller's guide maps were engraved by J.H. Young. Those engraved by Drake are done with greater care, are scarce and more artistic. 21.3"H. x 28"W. GOOD. $2,000.00. I.D.#26341.

COLTON, JOSEPH HUTCHINS. COLTON'S MAP OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, The British Provinces, Mexico And The West Indies. Showing The Country From The Atlantic To The Pacific Ocean. J.H. COLTON. NEW YORK. 1855. FULL HAND COLOR. STEEL ENGRAVING. Martin and Martin 43 (1854 issue); Wheat 747, 799. One of the most widely disseminated and influential maps of the country of its time. Fascinating view of the West just after the Gadsden Purchase and the Kansas-Nebraska Act which established the northern border of Kansas. Arizona not yet shown, called "uninhabited," large Utah Territory, a large Northwest Territory includes Dakotas and Montana and Wyoming. Colorado part of Nebraska Territory where a note states that all civilized tribes of Indians now appoint a principal Chief who conducts their negotiations with the government. Also railroads, emigrant's trails, towns, forts, and topography. This wall map is noted for the many small steel engraved vignettes of native American animals and ships that adorn its surface. Some moisture damage to surface. Later margin binding. Some flaking, cracking and loose spots. Original rods. There was also a folding state. The 1851 version of this map established the present borders of Texas and the various issues responded to the demand for reliable data on the emerging West. 57"H. x 51"W. FAIR. $1,800.00. I.D.#23168.

LARGE FOLDING COLTON MAP OF U.S. WITH HIGHLY DECORATIVE BORDER

COLTON, JOSEPH HUTCHINS. THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. J. H. COLTON & CO.  NEW YORK. 1856  1855. FULL HAND COLOR. LITHOGRAPHY. With ornamental border. Large India paper map larger than their atlas maps. Clean.   18.4"H. x 27.5"W. VERY GOOD. $1,250.00. I.D.#26346.

MITCHELL, SAMUEL AUGUSTUS. MITCHELL'S NEW NATIONAL MAP. S. AUGUSTUS MITCHELL. PHILADELPHIA. 1857. OUTLINE HAND COLOR. LITHOGRAPHY. "exhibiting the United States with the North American British provinces, Sandwich Islands, Mexico and Central America, together with Cuba and other West India Islands."  Wall map with rods. Same as 1858 issue (I.D.#09029) Top rod missing. Upper margin very frayed with some loss in Canada and ornamental border. 59.5"H. x 61"W. FAIR. $950.00. I.D.#26581.

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