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PHELPS, Humphrey
Phelps's National Map of the United States, a Traveller Guide. Embracing the Principal Rail Roads, Canals, Steamboat & Stage Routes, throughout the Union
Ensign & Thayer, New York, 1850. Case map. Engraving with original hand outline. Image measures 20.5" x 25.5". Outstanding fold out map of the eastern portion of the United States with insets of the Florida Panhandle, the northern part of Maine, and California, Oregon and Texas. Map is bordered by state and national seals, and bust portraits of past presidents and other notable figures such as Benjamin Franklin, Lafayette, Roger Williams and William Penn. Minor scattered foxing and small chip to lower left corner. Original glue stains near title. Booklet is detached, but intact with beautiful gilding. Some warping of hardcover and minor wear to corners. Included in the booklet is extensive travel information. Owner's signature on inside cover in ink.
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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