• Creator
  • Phelps, Humphrey
  • Created Date
  • 1846
  • Publisher
  • H. Phelps
  • Description
  • 1st edition, earlier than Wheat, Streeter, P-Maps. Issued during the Mexican War, with patriotic emphasis on U.S. absorption of Mexican Territory, and the recently negotiated boundaries of Oregon. Wonderful graphic depiction of Manifest Destiny. Shows route of the Great Oregon Railroad, with its potential in the far east trade. Major changes in the 1848 edition, by Ensign and Thayer. With full and outline color. Includes Chronological and stat... more
    1st edition, earlier than Wheat, Streeter, P-Maps. Issued during the Mexican War, with patriotic emphasis on U.S. absorption of Mexican Territory, and the recently negotiated boundaries of Oregon. Wonderful graphic depiction of Manifest Destiny. Shows route of the Great Oregon Railroad, with its potential in the far east trade. Major changes in the 1848 edition, by Ensign and Thayer. With full and outline color. Includes Chronological and statistical view of the United States. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians are Greenwich and Washington, D.C. 1st edition, earlier than Wheat, Streeter, P-Maps. Issued during the Mexican War, with patriotic emphasis on U.S. absorption of Mexican Territory, and the recently negotiated boundaries of Oregon. Wonderful graphic depiction of Manifest Destiny. Shows route of the Great Oregon Railroad, with its potential in the far east trade. Major changes in the 1848 edition, by Ensign and Thayer. With full and outline color. CfWheat Gold 36;cf Streeter 3866-71-72-92. less