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Auction 161, Lot 153

"[Lot of 5] Map of the United States and Texas, Designed to Accompany Smith's Geography for Schools [and] Map of the Eastern States... [and] Map of the Middle States... [and] Map of the Southern States... [and] Map of the Western States...", Burgess, Daniel

Subject: United States

Period: 1839 (dated)

Publication: Smith's Geography for Schools

Color: Hand Color

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These five maps were issued in Smith's Atlas, Designed to Accompany the Geography and drawn and engraved by Stiles, Sherman & Smith:

A. Map of the United States and Texas, Designed to Accompany Smith's Geography for Schools (17.4 x 10.4"). This great map with early territorial borders in the West features the Independent Republic of Texas with Austin shown as the capital by a large star. Oregon Territory covers the northwest and extends well into Canada. The huge Indian Territory lies north of Texas and extends to Missouri Territory, which in turn goes to the border with Canada. Iowa Territory is in a rare configuration, stretching from Missouri to the Canadian border and bounded east and west by the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Annotated with the populations for the states and Texas. The large inset at lower left is a detailed "Map of Mexico and Guatimala" and shows the Republic of Texas.

B. Map of the Eastern States Designed to Accompany Smith's Geography for Schools (8.2 x 10.4").

C. Map of the Middle States Designed to Accompany Smith's Geography for Schools (10.4 x 17.4").

D. Map of the Southern States Designed to Accompany Smith's Geography for Schools (17.4 x 10.4").

E. Map of the Western States Designed to Accompany Smith's Geography for Schools (17.4 x 10.4").

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Condition: B

Overall light offsetting and scattered foxing. The map of the United States also has an edge tear at bottom and at left that enter the image and have been closed on verso with archival materials.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $375

Closed on 2/8/2017

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