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Description

Scarce early edition of Humphrey Phelps' 1847 map of the United States.

The whole is surrounded by a fine decorative border depicting 30 alternating state seals and16 important historical figures.

A large part of the Eastern parts of Texas and Indian Territory are shown. Includes larger inset maps of Philadelphia, New York, Boston and Baltimore, with smaller maps of Pittsburg, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis. The inclusion of the areas around Chicago and St. Louis are among the earliest printed maps to provide a detailed treatment of these areas.

Condition Description
Pocket Map with original decorative covers. Minor soiling and evidence of old folds. Map skillfully removed. Minor tape repairs to old fold splits on verso.