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Auction 13: A Few Good Maps & Manuscripts

Lot 12

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12. [MAP]. ENSIGN, T. & E. H. Map of Texas and Part of Mexico Reduced and Compiled from the Congressional Map and Other Recent Authorities. Published by T. & E. H. Ensign, N.Y. Below neat line: Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1846 by A. Willard in the Clerks Office in the District Court of the Southern District N.Y. Engraved map, original lilac outline color. 14.6 x 11.7 cm (5-7/8 x 4-5/8 inches). Fine. Rare

     An intriguing and curious miniature map of Texas in the Emory conformation, but with more detail provided. Day, p. 43. The map may have been issued in response to public demand for more information on the newly annexed state of Texas and the commencement of the Mexican War. We sold a copy of this map in our Auction 8 (November, 1999) for $4,600.      ($3,000-6,000)

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