Lot 171: Hutawa's Traveling Maps of Mexico & California 1863

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Lot 171: Author: Hutawa, Julius Title: Map of Mexico & California Compiled from the latest authorities by Juls. Hutawa Lithr. Second St. 45 St. Louis, Mo. 2nd Edition 1863 Place Published: St. Louis, Mo. Publisher: Date Published: 1863 Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored in outline. 59.3x48 cm (23 ?x18?"), folding into printed boards lettered on front cover "Hutawa's Traveling Map of Mexico and California," 13.8x8.8 cm (5?x3?"). Uncommon map of Mexico and California, and indeed the U.S. west of the Missouri, and Mexico south to Mexico [City]. There is an inset of "Vicinity of Mexico" in upper right. The map was apparently first published in 1848, though undated, stated 2nd Edition, of which issue only one copy seems to be known, at the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris, with Wheat not listing any copies of the first edition. Folder a little soiled and rubbed; stain along neat line from glue where affixed to the boards; very good condition. This issue has New Mexico stamped on the map. Provenance: Hawley, 12/79. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $1000-1500
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