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Auction 161, Lot 809

"[2 Volumes] The Cartography of the Northwest Coast of America to the Year 1800 in Two Volumes ", Wagner, Henry R.

Subject: References

Period: 1937 (published)


Color: Black & White

9.4 x 12.5 inches
23.9 x 31.8 cm
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First Edition, limited to 750 copies. This is a valuable reference to the maps of the northwest coast. Volume 1 contains the historical survey of the cartography together with facsimiles of maps. Volume 2 contains a list of the maps with physical descriptions, notes, and the location of the original of each map, as well as an index and bibliography. Includes reproductions of 40 maps, 12 of which are folding. 2 volumes, 4to. Vol. 1 - xi + 270 pp.; Vol. 2 - v + 271-543 pp. Hardbound in black buckram, housed in original publisher's slipcase with paper label.


Condition: B+

Contents very good with minor toning. Covers and spines have light shelf wear. The slipcase has moderate wear and a small abrasion on the front.

Estimate: $475 - $600

Sold for: $250

Closed on 2/8/2017