Auction 173, Lot 469


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

Subject: References, United States

Period: 1969 (published)


Color: Black & White

11 x 13.8 inches
27.9 x 35.1 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 is accompanied by an essay describing its background and historical importance. Illustrated in black and white, 299 pages, soft covers. Compiled and edited by Emerson D. Fite & Archibald Freeman, Arno Press, New York, 1969. Reprint of the Harvard University Press edition of 1926.


Condition: B+

Text has a hint of toning, and there are a couple tiny stains on the fore-edge. Covers have light shelf wear.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/5/2019