Lot 267 of 627:
Scott, A Geographical Dictionary of the United States 1805  

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Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
A Geographical Dictionary; of the United States of North America

Author:
Scott, Joseph

Place:
Philadelphia

Publisher:
Archibald Bartram

Date:
1805

Description:

Unpaginated. With fold out map at front. (8vo) 20x12 cm  (8x5") modern blue cloth, gilt spine, new endpapers.

Scarce with map. "...containing a general description of each state; and of each the population, number of acres, soil, productions, natural curiosities, various climates, &c. Also a description of the rivers, lakes, mineral springs, mountains, manufactures, trade and commerce. With a succinct account of Indiana, and upper and lower Louisiana Territories. Likewise, the population of each county, township, and those towns in the Union, the population of which has been ascertained by Eighteen Hundred. To which will be added, a description of more than one thousand places, not noticed in any former geographical work. Embellished with a handsome map of the United States."


Lot Amendments

Condition:
fading to spine; toning and offsetting to map with 1" tear at stub, a few miniscule chips to edges, small area of wormholing to title page, Onteora Club library stamp to blank page at front, toning and scattered light foxing; very good.


 
Item number:
280944
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