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(History of Cartography): Lewis Evans His Map of the Middle British Colonies in America: A Comparative Account of Ten Different Editions Published Between 1755 and 1807

by Stevens, Henry N

Condition: Very Good


London: Henry Stevens, Son and Stiles, 39 Great Russell Street Over Against the South-West Corner of the British Museum, 1905. Overall very good copy in original stiff paper boards, with Chiswick Press colophon towards rear of book. 41 pp., 8.75 inch octavo, with some chipping to edge of upper spine. Covers minimally soiled. This small reference monograph is increasingly difficult to find.. First Edition. Stiff Paper. Very Good. 8vo.
  • Bookseller: The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 3547
  • Title: (History of Cartography): Lewis Evans His Map of the Middle British Colonies in America: A Comparative Account of Ten Different Editions Published Between 1755 and 1807
  • Author: Stevens, Henry N
  • Format/binding:Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Henry Stevens, Son and Stiles, 39 Great Russell Street Over Against the South-West Corner of the British Museum
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1905
  • Keywords: Lewis Evan, British American, Colonies, History, Cartography, Maps
  • Bookseller catalogs: B. Maps--US & N. America; K. Reference Books;

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