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A Gazetteer of the States of Connecticut and Rhode-Island: Written with Care and Impartiality, from Original and Authentic Materials; consisting of Two Parts. I. A Geographical and Statistical Description of Each State . . . II. A General Geographical View of Each County, and Ample Topographical Description and Statistical View of Each Town . . . with an Accurate and Improved Map of Each States; by John C. Pease and John M. Niles
William S. Marsh, Hartford, Conn 1819 - vii, [1], 389, [1] p., 2 aquatint frontispiece portraits, 2 folded engraved maps; 21 cm. Contemporary full tree calf with six spine compartments between double gilt rules; red leather label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title "Gazetteer of Connecticut & Rhode-Island." All page edges marbled. Bookplate of the Chester County Historical Society on front fixed endpaper, stamped "Duplicate." "Chester County Historical Society" stamped on title page with address. The frontispiece portraits are of Oliver Wolcott, Governor of Connecticutt, and Nehemiah R. Knight, Governor of Rhode Island, both engraved by I. Sanford. Errata on one page following text. Howes, P166; Early American Imprints, ser. 2 (Shaw & Shoemaker), 49034. In Very Good Condition: leather is rubbed and scraped; front joint is starting at head of spine; leather is cracking at head of spine; spine label is intact; lightly browning; occasional foxing; frontispieces have left shadow on facing pages; otherwise clean and tight. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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