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The following book has been reported stolen from Ursus Rare Books.

MITCHELL, Samuel Augustus.  Accompaniment to Mitchell's New Map of Texas, Oregon, and California, with the Regions Adjoining.  46 pp. text, with hand coloured lithographic folding map, 580 x 530 mm.  16mo., bound in original publisher's blind stamped morocco gilt.  Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1846.

An unusually fine copy of this important map, preserved in a particularly fresh copy of its original binding, with essentially no wear to the map, but some minor splitting at the folds. An important document from the Westward expansion of the mid-nineteenth century.
Howes, M685.  Martin & Martin 36.  Wagner-Camp 122b.  Cowan p. 433. Wheat, Transmississippi 520.  Phillips, Maps, p. 844.  Wheat, Gold Regions 29.


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