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Auction 173, Lot 470


"Maps of Famous Cartographers Depicting North America - An Historical Atlas of the Great Lakes and Michigan, with Bibliography of the Printed Maps of Michigan to 1880", Karpinski, Louis C.

Subject: References, Great Lakes and Michigan

Period: 1977 (published)


Color: Black & White

6.1 x 9.1 inches
15.5 x 23.1 cm
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Important bibliography of the printed maps of Michigan 1804-1880. This 539 page work provides a comprehensive historical perspective of the mapping of the Great Lakes and Michigan. Second edition, unchanged reprint of the 1931 edition. Includes a series of over a hundred reproductions of maps. Hard bound in blue cloth, with gilt titles on front cover and spine and a pictorial dust jacket.


Condition: A

Contents are clean and tight. Covers slightly bumped at the bottom corners. Dust jacket has minor shelf wear and is lightly sunned along the spine.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $140

Closed on 6/5/2019