Phelps's Travellers' Guide Through the United States; Containing Upwards of Seven Hundred Rail-Road, Canal, and Stage and Steam-Boat Routes. Accompanied with a New Map of the United States. TRAVEL & VOYAGES, Humphrey Phelps.

Phelps's Travellers' Guide Through the United States; Containing Upwards of Seven Hundred Rail-Road, Canal, and Stage and Steam-Boat Routes. Accompanied with a New Map of the United States.

Publisher: New York: Published by Phelps, Ensigns & Thayer, 1847.
Edition: A revised edition; first edition under this title.
Bibliographical References: Howes P-291; Wheat, Mapping the Trans-Mississippi West, 631; noted under Sabin 61379.
Condition: About one-half inch chipped from the top of the spine; spine beginning to splitl edges a little rubbed; small tears without loss in the map at a couple of folds; very good copy.
Book ID: 26684

Description

12mo, original elaborately gilt-decorated straight-grained red morocco, a.e.g. Large, 54 x 65 cm, folding map (Phelps's National Map of the United States) outlined in color with border vignettes of portraits of distinguished Americans, state seals, etc.

Comments

¶ The famous guide for travelers in the U.S. by New York mapmaker Humphrey Phelps, first issued in the early 1830s and revised numerous times with slightly altered titles, imprints and up-to-date maps. This 1847 edition extend as far west as eastern Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma - primarily Cherokee Country - and Texas.

Price: $950.00

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