Jun 07, 2017 - Sale 2450

Sale 2450 - Lot 227

Price Realized: $ 585
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
ATKINSON, SAMUEL C. Atkinson's Casket or Gems of Literature, Wit and Sentiment. Pages 109-168 extracted from a bound document, small engraved map of Texas, Mexico and part of the United States. 8vo format, 8 3/4x5 1/2 inches (map 9x11 inches); map mounted to a thicker archival sheet, upper margin replaced with neatline and portion of scale bar reinstated in facsimile. Philadelphia, March 1836

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Pages 109-114 contain "Sketch of Mexico" and "Sketch of Texas" which were written immediately following Texas gaining independence from Mexico. The map depicts the newly created republic of Texas with Austin's Colony prominently shown.