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"The Southeast in Early Maps with an Annotated Check List of Printed and Manuscript Regional and Local Maps of Southeastern North America During the Colonial Period", Cumming, William P.
Subject: References, Southeast United States
Period: 1973 (published)
Color: Black & White
8.8 x 11.3 inches
22.4 x 28.7 cm
The definitive cartographic reference for maps of the Colonial Southeast. It is a comprehensive study of the historical cartography of the southeast region of the North American continent before the American Revolution. With an annotated checklist of printed and manuscript regional and local maps detailing 450 maps issued between 1507 and 1773. University of North Carolina Press, 1973. 284 pages. Contains 67 black & white illustrations, descriptions of maps, a chronological title list of maps, an index, and a supplement with additional maps. Light tan cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on the spine. No dust jacket.
This example includes a signed handwritten letter by the author on the subject of maps and collecting, written to the book's previous owner, Dr. Joseph B. Stevens, dated January 10, 1978.
Contents and covers are near fine with slightly bumped corners and a touch of soiling along the bottom edge.