* TANNER, Henry Schenck (1786-1858). A New Universal Atlas Containing Maps of the various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics of the World. Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1846.
Folio (442 x 357 mm). Engraved title, engraved frontispiece, 71 engraved maps. (Tear to title-page crossing vignette, overall browning and staining.) Original half red morocco, marbled boards, red morocco lettering-piece gilt to upper cover (upper cover detached, a few maps disbound, overall wear, endpaper torn.) Mitchell acquired the rights to Tanner's New Universal Atlas in 1845; this is the first edition of Tanner's atlas published by Mitchell's firm. It includes predominately maps of the United States (45 overall) and includes an early map of Texas.
Estimate $ 2,000-3,000
Provenance: Day Woode (early ownership signature on title-page).
Property from the Collection of Richard Coy, Ann Arbor, Michigan