Auction 144, Lot 296

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

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1969 (published)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.3 x 16.3 inches
28.7 x 41.4 cm

An excellent study of American cartographic developments in 74 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. Illustrated in black and white, 299 pages, hardbound with gilt title on front cover and spine. Compiled and edited by Emerson D. Fite & Archibald Freeman, Arno Press, New York, 1969. Reprint of the Harvard University Press edition of 1926.

References:

Condition: A

Minor wear with some soiling along spine and edges of covers.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $130

Closed on 4/3/2013

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