Auction 101, Lot 603

"The Mapping of America", Schwartz & Ehrenberg

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1980 (published)

Publication: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

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Size:
11.5 x 11 inches
29.2 x 27.9 cm

An essential reference by a scholarly pair of writers. They present a detailed, analytic history of the mapping of North America, emphasizing the area that comprises the United States. Two major periods are covered; the first extending from 1500 to 1800 and the second from 1800 to the present. First edition, 363 pp., index, 223 maps, 84 reproduced in full color, 354 illustrations altogether. Hardbound in white cloth.

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Condition: B

Very minor staining to cover, 3 tiny holes on spine. Edges slightly bumped. Contents fine. Binding coming loose from spine. Lacking dust cover.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $45

Closed on 12/4/2002

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