Texas state by itself 1848-9 S.A. Mitchell Burroughs C.S. Williams scarce mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Map of Texas from the most recent authorities.
(Western United States, Gulf of Mexico, Red River).
With inset : Texas North of Red River.
Issued 1848-9, Phila. by S.A. Mitchell & H.N. Burroughs. (Imprint on map is 1845, C.S. Williams).
Attractive and uncommon mid-19th century lithographed state map with original hand color. Decorative interlaced border surrounds the map. Note within northwest Bexar county states the area was explored in 1833 by Le Grand. Early roads and wagon trails noted as well as tribal areas of Native Americans, etc.
Map sheet lightly evenly age toned as typical, overall clean and well preserved with a fine age patina and visual appeal unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 17 1/4"H x 13 5/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 15 1/2"H x 12 3/4"W.
Day, Maps of Texas , see p. 40, #34 & 108.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1, p. 214 & vol. 3, p. 260.
Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers , p. 313.