Lot 2: Abert explores New Mexico with map 1848

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Lot 2: Author: Abert, James William Title: Report of the Secretary of War, communicating... a report and map of the examination of New Mexico, made by Lieutenant J.W. Abert, of the topographical corps Place Published: Washington Publisher: Date Published: 1848 Description: 132 pp. 24 lithograph plates; lithographed folding map. The plates and map were lithographed by C.B. Graham. (8vo) 22.5x13.5 cm (8?x5 ?"), modern half leatherette and boards, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition. 30th Congress, 1st Session, Senate Ex. Doc. No. 23. A few scattered fox marks to text and plates; map with a marginal chip, some slight mostly marginal foxing; very good or better. Provenance: Heritage, 5/87 PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $1000-1500
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