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Auction 106, Lot 653

"[Lot of 3]",

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1969-2001 (published)



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Group of good references for the collector or dealer of American maps. A Book of Old Maps Delineating American History from the Earliest Days down to the Close of the Revolutionary War by Emerson D. Fite & Archibald Freeman (10.7 x 13.7") Dover Publications, NY, 1969. Reprint of the 1926 edition. An excellent study of American cartographic developments in 75 selected maps made between 1474 and 1825, 299 pp. Hardbound in red linen, no dust jacket. America Maps 1795-1896 by K.A. Sheets (8.7 x 11.2") Ann Arbour, 1994. This is a guide to values for map issued by American commercial cartographers. Hardbound in blue buckram with illustrated dust jacket. Historical Maps of Canada by Michael Swift (11.2 x 10") London 2001. A comprehensive work that chronicles historical context of maps from the 17th through the 19th centuries. Hardbound in illustrated covers and matching dust jacket.


Condition: A

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/3/2004