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Auction 100, Lot 628

"American Beginnings - Exploration, Culture, and Cartography in the Land of Norumbega",

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1994 (published)

Publication: University of Nebraska Press


7.3 x 10.2 inches
18.5 x 25.9 cm
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Collection of essays on the early Native American contact with European explorers, fishermen and traders of the Atlantic coast region near the Penobscot River in Maine. The exploration, culture and cartography in the "Norumbega" region vividly comes to life through text and the 100 illustrations (many maps), which are primarily from the Smith Collection at the Osher Map Library, University of Southern Maine. 388 pp., illustrations in color and b/w. Hard bound in blue buckram, with dustjacket.


Condition: A+

As new, bottom corner very slightly bumped.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $45

Closed on 9/12/2002