Title: The American Geography; or, a view of the ...
Publisher: Shepard Kollock, Elizabeth Town
Publication Date: 1789
Edition: First Edition
Original full calf, red morocco title label. (5" x 8"). xii, 534,  pages; two folding maps. Map of the Northern States was compiled and engraved by Amos Doolittle, Map of the Southern States, depicting the "New State of Franklin" was compiled and engraved by Joseph Percell. Includes the errata leaf and directions to the binder at rear, without the "Corrections respecting France." This work stands as the first American geography and an significant early American cartogrphical work. Professionally and skillfully rebacked with original spine laid-on, showing general and expected wear and rubbing to exterior, usual light foxing and browning throughout interior, Closed tear to map of the southern states repaired, remains a respectable and collectable copy of an important piece of Americana Size: Octavo. Bookseller Inventory # 003643
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