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Auction 185, Lot 794


"A List of Maps of America in the Library of Congress Preceded by a List of Works Relating to Cartography", Phillips, P. Lee

Subject: References, America

Period: 1901 (published)


Color: Black & White

7.4 x 10.8 inches
18.8 x 27.4 cm
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This is the first edition of this valuable reference for maps of America. It lists the maps in the Library of Congress' collection as of November 1897 - over 10,000 maps in total - organized by subject and chronology. Hardbound in burgundy cloth with gilt title on the spine. 1137 pages.


Condition: B

There is light toning and minor wear along the edges of the text. Hinges are starting. Covers have light shelf wear, and the corners are slightly bumped.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $55

Closed on 11/17/2021