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The American Universal Geography
ISAIAH THOMAS/EBENEZER T. ANDREWS/YOUNG AND ETHERIDGE, BOSTON 1793 - or, a view of the present state of all the empires, kingdoms, states and republics in the known world, and of the United States of America in particular. In two parts. .Part I. Being a New Edition of the American Geography, corrected and greatly enlarged. Also Part II. containing a geographical description of the Eastern Continent and Islands.Thick octavos. Together two volumes. 10 folding maps and 1 globe plate Original uniform sheep with bright lettering pieces. Hinges and covers professionally refurbished and provided with a fleece-lined folding boxcase. Lacks the first endpaper in volume 1, endpaper in volume 2 wormed but without damage to the map beneath. Although there are a few slight ink marks, unusual without early names on pastedowns. Binding glue offsetting on titles, Outer margin of Pennsylvania map in volume 1 frayed but restored. Africa map water marked in volume 2 but oddly without damaging the adjoining pages. A very superior set of a work usually worn and incomplete, with all text and maps present. The map District of Maine, by Osgood Carleton, is the first separate map of Maine not part of a regional map. Joseph Purcell's map of the Southeast shows the "Country of Frankland", the only appearance of this designation known on a map (easily worth 2/3 the value of the set. Scarce example in this completeness and unusally good condition.
      [Bookseller: Murray Hudson]
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