Lot 279 of 541:
Chronicle of Events with Hood map of Oregon  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Chronicle of Events, Discoveries and Improvements for the Popular Diffusion of Useful Knowledge with authentic Record of Facts Illustrated with Maps and Drawings
Author:
Dickerson, S.N.
Place:
Boston
Publisher:
S.N. Dickerson
Date:
1840-1842
Description:

3 volumes in 1. Title leaf to combined volum, [iii]-iv, 588; [iii]-iv, 570; [iii]-iv, 572 pp. With 2 engraved frontispiece portraits (Benjamin Franklin & Benjamin Silliman); 15 (of 17) inserted maps & plans, some folding; a few maps & illustrations in the text. (thick 8vo) 21.5x13.5 cm (8½x5¼"), original blindstamped cloth, spine lettered in gilt.

Complete three year run of the Monthly Chronicle in a combined issue. Among the notable features is the "Chart of Recent Discoveries in the Southern Polar Regions," and Washington Hood's 1838 "Map of the United States Territory of Oregon West of the Rocky Mountains."

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Cloth split along rear joint, wear to front joint, front hinge cracking; lacking two maps; very good.
 
Item number:
273395
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