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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Martin, R.M.; Tallis, J. & F.
Date:
1851
Short Title:
Mexico, California and Texas.
Publisher:
J. & F. Tallis
New York
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
26
Obj Width cm:
33
Scale 1:
13,305,600
Note:
Mexico in outline color by county. New or Upper California and Texas shown in outline color. California's "newly discovered GOLD districts" are highlighted in bright yellow following the paths of the R. Sacramento and the Rio San Joaquin. The accompanying illustrations include gold washing, Mexican peasants and the ruins of Uxmal, Yucatan. The decorative border includes vegetation, fruits and vegetables from the region.
Reference:
P804-71.
Country:
Mexico
State/Province:
California; Texas; U.S. West
Event:
California Gold Rush
Full Title:
Mexico, California and Texas. The Illustrations by H. Warren & Engraved by J. Rogers. The Map Drawn & Engraved by J. Rapkin.
List No:
0466.072
Series No:
75
Engraver or Printer:
Rapkin, J.; Rogers, J.; Warren, H.
Publication Author:
Martin, R.M.; Tallis, J. & F.
Pub Date:
1851
Pub Title:
The Illustrated Atlas, And Modern History Of The World Geographical, Political, Commercial & Statistical, Edited By R. Montgomery Martin, Esq. ... The Maps Drawn & Engraved By J. Rapkin. H. Warren. J. Rogers. J. & F. Tallis, London & New York.
Pub Reference:
P804.
Pub Note:
Maps by J. Rapkin. The edition without the town plans. Date estimated. This copy has a few pages of the Index/Gazetteer, as issued, almost as a sample of the later edition with the complete gazetteer. Earlier editions have a second title page dated 1851, a view of the Great Pavilion opposite the ornamental title page, and an index sheet titled "Directions to Binder - arrangement of maps" (Huntington Library copy). Maps are hand colored with outline color, and bound in half leather marbled paper covered boards with "Illustrated Atlas" stamped in gilt on the spine.
Pub List No:
0466.000
Pub Type:
World Atlas
Pub Maps:
82
Pub Height cm:
38
Pub Width cm:
29
Image No:
0466072
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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