Sale 167 Lot 217
Mitchell's Traveller's Guide Through the United States, Containing the Principal Cities, Towns, &c. Alphabetically Arranged; Together with the Stage, Steam-Boat, Canal, and Rail-Road Routes, with the Distances, in Miles, from Place to Place. Illustrated by an Accurate Map of the United States. Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait, 1839.
78 pp., fold-out map. Re-issue of the 1836 edition. 16mo, original embossed red leather boards with gilt-stamped title to upper cover, 78-pages of text. With folding map of the United States, borders outlined in hand-coloring, extending to the eastern parts of Texas and the Indian tribes of the Missouri Territory, including nine inset maps, showing the vicinities of Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, Charleston, Albany, the Falls of Niagara, Cincinnati and New Orleans. Map with professional repairs to the verso at folds with no loss to text; a few clean tears; some rubbing to boards and darkening to spine. Otherwise near fine.
Estimate $ 300-500