Auction 159, Lot 772

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

Subject: References

Period: 1926 (published)


Color: Printed Color

11.6 x 16.5 inches
29.5 x 41.9 cm

An excellent study of American cartographic developments presented 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. Illustrated in black & white, 299 pp. Original hardbound in black cloth with gilt titling on front and spine. Covers protected by Mylar sleeve. Compiled and edited by Emerson D. Fite & Archibald Freeman, Harvard University Press. This is the first edition of 1926.


Condition: B+

Contents very good with light toning and minor soiling. Covers have minor wear and soiling.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/14/2016