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Auction 100, Lot 616

"A Book of Old Maps Delineating American History From the Earliest Days Down to the Close of the Revolutionary War", Fite & Freeman

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1969 (published)

Publication: Dover Publications


11 x 13.7 inches
27.9 x 34.8 cm

Reprint of the Harvard University Press edition of 1926. An excellent study of American cartographic developments in 75 selected maps made between 1474 and 1825. These maps provide a unique view of an important stage in the growth of America. Each map has an accompanying essay describing its background and historical importance. Folio, 299 pp., illustrated in b/w. Soft cover.


Condition: B

Creased spine, bumped and worn corners. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper.

Estimate: $40 - $50

Sold for: $55

Closed on 9/12/2002