Philadelphia, 1846. Folding handcolored pocket map, 12 1/2 x 15 inches. Tipped into original 12mo cloth folder. Separating at corner folds. Light soiling and foxing. Light wear to folder. Good. A pocket variation of Mitchell's map of Mexico and Guatemala. "This is based largely on 1845 FREMONT" - Wheat. Mitchell issued several maps of Mexico and the surrounding area in 1846, and this map appears to have gone through several editions. The handcolored map shows all the states of Mexico, including Upper and Lower California, and parts of the American Southwest. It also has insets of the Valley of Mexico and of Guatemala. Not in Phillips. Scarce. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 519 (ref). (Inventory #: WRCAM51708)
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