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Old Print Shop o

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ered a copy in 2001 at $12,500 (new pocket covers, small loss at right

center panel, repaired and backed, some stains and splits, otherwise “good”). Antique Map

Price Records documents one other o

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ering by a dealer in 1989.

($15,000-25,000)

7. [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. Fifth Edition, 1847

[remains of prior edition statement slightly visible]

.

Below

neatline at left:

Published by H. S. Tanner

[remains of address slightly visible]

.

Below

neatline at right:

Entered According to Act of Congress, in the year 1846, by H. S. Tanner, in

the Clerk’s O

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ce of the District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Two insets at

lower left: (1)

Table of Distances

; and (2)

Map of the Roads

&c from Vera Cruz &Alvarado

to Mexico

(red outlining)

.

Above the insets added to this edition is a list of major bat-

tles of the Mexican-American War. Insets at right margin: (1)

Statistical Table

; and (2)

Harbour of Vera Cruz

. Pocket

map, folded into original 16mo dark brown blind-

stamped ribbed cloth covers, upper cover gilt lettered:

TANNER’S TRAVELLING

MAP OF MEXICO

(covers present but detached). Engraved map with original full

color and routes colored in red. 58 x 73.5 cm (22

x 28

inches).

Mild age-toning and

some light staining at left margin where pocket folder was attached, splits at far right,

vertical fold neatly reinforced on verso, a few minor voids,

mild browning at some old

folds. Pocket folder chipped at extremities. Thomas W. Streeter’s copy, with his print-

ed label a

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xed to inside front pocket cover and his notes indicating that he paid $10 for

this copy in 1940.

“Fifth edition” (dated 1847; copyright 1846). Lawrence

Martin’s sequence (j).

Streeter Sale 3824 (this copy). Taliaferro 291: “This

map

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rst appeared in a quite

di

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erent form in 1826 (Streeter Sale 215). In this 1847 edition eastern Texas is based on

Austin’s map of 1830; western Texas is based on Emory’s map of 1844. Salt Lake and

Utah Lake are joined as on Frémont’s map of 1843. Also marked are Kearny’s route

from Council Blu

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s to Santa Fe,

Wool’s route from San Antonio to Saltillo, Taylor’s

route from Corpus Christi to Saltillo, and the U.S. Army’s route from Matamoras to

Veracruz.” Wheat,

Mapping the Transmississippi

West

III, p. 48 & #555: “Slight changes in

hand-colored Upper California,

New Mexico, and Texas.” Wheat,

Maps of the California

Gold Regions

32n (Wheat notes that he owned a copy of this variant). Unlike previous vari-

ants of Tanner’s map listed above,

military routes of

Mexican-American War campaigns

are now traced in bright red.

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nd no sales listed in the usual sources consulted.

($15,000-25,000)

8. [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.

N

o.

201 Broadway,

N. York 1850.

Below neatline at left:

Published by H. S. Tanner

[remains of address barely visible]

.

Below neatline at right:

Entered According to Act of

Congress in the year 1846, by H. S. Tanner, in the Clerk’s O

Y

ce of the District Court for the

Southern District of New York.

Two insets at lower left: (1)

Table of Distances

; and (2)

Map

of the Roads

&c from Vera Cruz & Alvarado to Mexico.

Above the insets are listed major

battles of the Mexican-American War. Insets at right margin: (1)

Statistical Table

(with

the symbol * by the territories of

Santa Fe

and

Up. California

indicating

Ceded to the U.

States

); and (2)

Harbour of Vera Cruz

. Pocket map, folded into original 16mo dark brown

blind-stamped ribbed cloth covers, upper cover gilt-lettered:

TANNER’S TRAVELLING

MAP OF MEXICO

(covers present but detached). Engraved map with original full

color and the newly established U.S.-Mexican boundary outlined in bright rose (in the

pre-Gadsden Purchase conformation, following Tanner’s 1826 borderline west of El

Paso); California Gold

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elds indicated in type and coloring. 58.8 x 73.3 cm (23

º

x 28

inches). A few folds neatly reinforced on verso. Pocket folder slightly worn and with

remains of old paper label. Thomas W. Streeter’s copy, with his pencil notes on inside

cover of pocket map folder (with his notation that he paid $3.50 for this copy at the

Heartman sale in 1935 and further notes, including mention of his loan of the map to

Carl

Wheat). Also with engraved bookplate of the Surtees Library, Taunton Castle,

“Presented by Lady Chapman”.

“Fifth edition” (dated 1850; copyright 1846), beyond the scope of Lawrence Martin’s

sequence of Tanner maps, but, according to Wheat, this colorful and historic edition was

based on Martin’s sequence (h), with updates to re

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ect the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

boundary and the Gold Rush.

Here Tanner’s historic map documents the transition of

the West from Mexican Territory to conquest by the United States, the only nineteenth-

century re

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nement remaining being the

Gadsden Purchase. Streeter Sale 3824 (this

copy).

Wheat,

Mapping the Transmississippi

West

III, p. 146 & #695.

Wheat,

Maps of the

California Gold Region

#176: “In ‘Upper California,’

which includes the present state of

Nevada east to an area labeled ‘Deseret,’the gold region is labeled and colored yellow.

The following place names appear:

Codun,

Wook,

Nicholas, Johnson,

Vernon,

Frémont,

Mormon, Sutter’s Fort, Liedsdorf, Sacramento C.,

Dalar, Shaddon,

N. York,

Stockton and James T. [etc.].”

Texas, though still somewhat reminiscent of Emory’s classic conformation, is nearer

its

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nal con

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guration, though still showing most of New Mexico as part of its territory.

The California Gold Regions have been clearly delineated and colored. Fremont’s expe-

ditions are delineated. The U.S.-Mexican border is shown in its near

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nal form. The

Utah country is labeled “Deseret.” This edition of Tanner’s map is the most vividly col-

ored map of versions o

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ered above. The thick rose outline of the U.S.-Mexico border

clearly demonstrates the intensity of the concept of “Manifest Destiny” in the mid-nine-

teenth century United States.

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nd no sales records or o

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erings for this edition of Tanner’s map in the usual

market sources, other than this copy, which sold at the Streeter Sale in 1969.

($20,000-$30,000)

9. [MAP]. ARROWSMITH, John.

A Map of Texas,

Compiled from Surveys Recorded in

the Land O

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ce of Texas, and Other O

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cial Surveys. By John Arrowsmith, Soho Square.

London.

[engraved pictorial seals of the Republic of Texas and the General Land O

Y

ce

of Texas]

Recognized as an Independent State by Great Britain 16

th

. Nov

r

. 1840.

Below neat-

line at center:

London, Pub

d

. 17 April, 1841. by John Arrowsmith, 10 Soho Square.

Inset at

left:

Plan of Galveston Bay from a M.S.

Inset at right,

British North America

. Engraved

map, original outline coloring. 59.8 x 49.8 cm. (23

x 19

¬

inches). Skillfully backed

with acid-free tissue, a few minor tears at right margin neatly consolidated (no losses),

otherwise

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ne,

with a few neat contemporary pencil notations at Red River (

Co

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ee’s

Trading House,

Warrenton

) and a series of very light hatch marks at right. Fine copy

with strong coloring.

Second appearance of this important map, which originally came out in Arrowsmith’s

London Atlas

(1832-1846)

.

This issue of the map appeared in Kennedy’s

Texas: The Rise,