Lot 41 of 168:
Matching Set of Jedidiah Morse's First Gazetteers  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$660
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
The American Gazetteer . . . Of the American Continent and A New Gazetteer of the Eastern Continent by Jedidiah Morse
Author:
Morse, Jedidiah
Place:
Boston
Publisher:
S. Hall and Thomas & Andrews, Samuel Etheridge
Date:
1797
Description:

Two volumes:

  • The American Gazetteer...Of the American Continent with seven maps (six folding). Front hinge neatly mended.
  • A New Gazetteer of the Eastern Continent with 17 folding maps (the title page mistakenly calls for 18, but the instruction to the binder specifies only 17, all by title).

(8vo) leather with original red and gilt spine labels.

Nice matched set of the first editions of Morse's Gazetteers. Both volumes are complete with all maps and in their original leather covers.

Donated by Kurt A Sanftleben, Montclair VA.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Covers worn; one front hinge mended; "The Map of the Northern Part of the United States" missing 1x2" rectangle at bottom inside edge; maps with minor toning and wear and margins of several have been trimmed to the frame lines.
 
Item number:
270148
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