3 results, ordered by Publication Date

Tanner’s map of Mexico

Fine example of the groundbreaking 1846 “Third Edition” of Tanner’s map of Mexico, one of the most important American maps of the 19th-century and the most influential general map of the Mexican-American War period. This fascinating map embraces all of what was until 1848 the Republic of Mexico, which included the modern-day nation as well […]

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A seminal Alaska map

Fine separately issued example of the first printed map to depict lands recently acquired from Russia and the first printed map to name Alaska. The United States purchased Alaska from Russia on August 1, 1867 for $7,200,000, in a transaction popularly known as “Seward’s Folly.” In connection with the purchase, the US received from the […]

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