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3. [TREATY MAP]. [POCKET MAP]. TANNER,

H[enry] S[chenck].

A Map of the

United States of

Mexico, as Organized and De

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ned by the Several Acts of the Congress of that

Republic. Constructed from a Great Variety of Printed and Manuscript Documents by H. S.

Tanner. Second edition, 1837.

Below neatline at left:

Published by H. S. Tanner, N

o.

144

Chesnut

[sic]

S

t.

Philadelphia.

Below neatline at right:

Entered According to Act of Congress,

the 2

nd.

day of April, 1832, by H. S. Tanner of the State of Pennsylvania.

Two insets at lower

left: (1)

Table of

Distances

; and (2)

Map of the Roads

&c from Vera Cruz & Alvarado to

Mexico.

Inset at right margin:

Statistical Table

. Pocket map, folded into original 16mo

plum cloth covers embossed with

X

oral design, gilt-lettered on front cover:

MEXICO

(covers present but detached). Engraved map with original full color and outline color-

ing. 58 x 73 cm (22

x 28

æ

inches).

Map backed with Japanese tissue. Some mild stain-

ing and o

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setting, a few minor voids and short repaired splits at folds (minimal losses),

7-inch diagonal cut at lower right margin (if there is indeed a loss, it is very slight; the

razor-thin strip of white space appears rather to be due to the lack of skill by the con-

servator in precisely mounting the map on the Japanese tissue).

Original pocket folder

slightly faded, and with Thomas W. Streeter’s notes inside front cover, including “2d

ed...shows Texas as part of

Mexico, Ames April 1927....”

“Second edition” (dated 1837; copyright April 2, 1832); this version is intermediary

between Lawrence Martin’s (d) and (e). Streeter Sale 3824 (this copy).

Wheat,

Mapping

the Transmississippi

West

#364n & Vol. II, pp. 229-30 (setting forth Lawrence Martin’s

sequence of editions of Tanner’s map and Martin’s commentary).

Wheat,

Maps of the

California Gold Region

33n. Despite events in 1836, Texas is still shown as part of Mexico

(“Coahuila and Texas”) in its smaller con

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guration with a southern boundary at the

Nueces River, rather than the Rio Grande.

Numerous locations have been added to

Texas, and various colonies located.

($15,000-$25,000)

4. [TREATY MAP]. [POCKET MAP]. DISTURNELL, J[ohn].

Mapa de los Estados

Unidos de Méjico, segun lo organizado y de

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nido por las varias actas del

Congreso de dicha

República: y construido por las mejores autoridades. Lo publican J.

Disturnell, 102 Broadway.

Nueva York, 1846.

Three insets at lower left: (1)

Tabla de Distancias;

(2)

Tabla de Estadistica

(

“Tejas”

obliterated from

“Cohahuila

[sic]

y Tejas”);

(3)

Carta de los caminos

&c. desde Vera

Cruz y Alvarado a Méjico.

Upper right: Large engraving of

Mexican eagle with snake in

its beak, perched on cactus with names of

Mexican states lettered on pads (including

Nuevo Méjico

; the pad formerly engraved

Coahuila y Tejas

altered to read only

Coahuila

y

). Pocket map, folded into original 16mo red blind-stamped cloth covers with gilt let-

tering:

MEXICO

, inside cover with printed

Statistics of the Republic of

Mexico

(New

Mexico and Upper California designated at territories of

Mexico). Engraved map with

original full color in Mexico and the Southwest; Texas outlined in bright yellow with the

outrageously long Panhandle extending almost to South Pass; Iowa,

Missouri,

Arkansas, and Louisiana with outline coloring; traced in bright red are Wool’s route

(main map) and major roads in the interior of

Mexico (on inset). 74.5 x 104 cm (29

¡

x

40

inches). Light browning along center, where the two sections of the map were

originally co-joined, otherwise exceptionally

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ne and crisp, with most excellent, beauti-

ful coloring, the red pocket covers bright. A superb example of one of the outstanding

maps for United States, Texas, and Mexican history. Rare in any edition or condition,

but especially in its desirable

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rst appearance.

First printing

of Disturnell’s Treaty Map (title followed by

Lo publican J. Disturnell, 102

Broadway

and without the road between San Antonio and Austin).

Martin,

Disturnell,

Item 2

Item 3