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Geography and Gazetteers

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1 MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS, AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE SECOND SESSION OF THE THIRTY-THIRD CONGRESS. PART III (ONLY) ILLUSTRATIONS BELONGING TO REPORTS ACCOMPANYING THE MESSAGE.
Washington. A.O.P. Nicholson. 1854 Hard Cover Fair 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... ILLUSTRATIONS ONLY...Unpaginated... Rebacked using original brown cloth covered boards, decoratively stamped... ILLUSTRATED WITH 45 FOLDING MAPS, PLANS, SKETCHES, SURVEYS, ETC... [Senate] 33d Congress, 2d Session, Ex. Doc. No. 1... Franklin Pierce was the President at the time... This volume contains the illustrations to the 'Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office', the 'Report of the Commissioner of Public Buildings', the 'Report on the National Hospital for the Insane', the 'Report of the Colonel of Topographical Engineers', & the 'Report of the Chief of Ordnance and Hydrography'... Lacks 'Sketch of the Public Surveys in Michigan' & 'Map of Public Surveys in California'... Old penciled signature on FEP... SCARCE... Edges of boards are worn... 006672 
Price: 450.00 USD
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2 Adams, Daniel Geography or, A Description of the World. In Three Parts....Accompanied with an Atlas.
Boston Lincoln & Edmands 1816 Full-Leather Very Good 12mo 
...327pp., plus 2 Plates and 1 Table...SECOND EDITION...PART I - GEOGRAPHICAL ORTHOGRAPHY, PART II - A GRAMMAR OF GEOGRAPHY, PART III - A DESCRIPTION OF THE EARTH...TO WHICH IS ADDED, AN EASY METHOD OF CONSTRUCTING MAPS, ILLUSTRATED BY PLATES. FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS AND ACADEMIES...Some foxing and toning. Wear to covers. Lacking atlas as are all other A NICE COPY. 001600 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Baynton-Williams, Ashley. TOWN AND CITY MAPS OF THE BRITISH ISLES 1800 - 1855.
London. Studio Editions. 1992 185170941x / 9781851709410 Hard Cover Fine Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
... [128pp]... Red paper covered boards with gilt lettering on spine... COLOR illustrated DJ... Heavily illustrated with COLOR plates of maps and town plans... Slight edgewear to DJ... Oversized volume, additional shipping and handling will apply.. 006598 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Bryant, H. G. RECORD OF THE UNITED STATES IN GEOGRAPHY 1889 - 1913.
Rome. Tipografia Dell'Unione Editrice. 1914 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
...40pp... Dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on front cover... SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR TO WILLIAM LIBBEY, A PROFESSOR OF PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY AT PRINCETON UNIVERSITY AND TWICE A MEMBER OF THE U.S. OLYMPIC RIFLE TEAM, IN PENCIL AND DATED SEPT. 1915... Decorated endpapers... Personal bookplate of Libbey's on inside front cover... Clean interior... Tight binding... 005010 
Price: 101.00 USD
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5 Crantz, David History of Greenland: Containing a Description of the Country, and Its Inhabitants: 2 Volumes
London 1767 Leather. Very Good 8vo 
...Vol. 1 - lix, 405pp., Vol. 2 - 497pp., 1 page errata...PRINTED FOR THE BRETHREN'S SOCIETY FOR THE FUTHERANCE OF THE GOSPEL AMONG THE HEATHEN...TRANSLATED FROM THE HIGH-DUTCH, AND ILLUSTRATED WITH MAPS AND OTHER COPPER-PLATES...FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH...VOL. 1 HAS FOLD OUT MAP OF GREENLAND, FOLD OUT MAP OF THE WESTERN COAST OF GREENLAND, AND 5 FOLD OUT PLATES...VOL. 2 HAS 2 FOLD OUT PLATES... CRANTZ, AN HISTORIOGRAPHER, WRITES A VERY DETAILED AND THOROUGH HISTORY OF GREENLAND INCLUDING SUCH TOPICS AS NATURAL HISTORY, WHALING, SEALING AND FISHING, MANNERS AND CUSTOMS, HEALTH AND MEDICINE,ETC.... A CHRONICLE OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MORAVIAN MISSIONARY SETTLEMENTS AT NEW HERRNHUTH AND LICHTENFELS... Volumes have been rebacked using original leather boards, original leather title label laid down on spine... Text clean... A VERY NICE SET. 001736 
Price: 1695.00 USD
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EMIGRANT'S GUIDE TO THE WESTERN AND SOUTHWESTERN STATES AND TERRITORIES: COMPRISING A GEOGRAPHICAL AND STATISTICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE STATES OF LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI, TENNESSEE, KENTUCKY, AND OHIO..., Darby, William and Theodore Dwight.
6 Darby, William and Theodore Dwight. EMIGRANT'S GUIDE TO THE WESTERN AND SOUTHWESTERN STATES AND TERRITORIES: COMPRISING A GEOGRAPHICAL AND STATISTICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE STATES OF LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI, TENNESSEE, KENTUCKY, AND OHIO...
New York Kirk & Mercein 1818 Hard Cover As Is 8vo 
...[[3], 311pgs., xiii (p.g. xiii is a facsimile)]...FIRST EDITION... REBACKED WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER BOARDS AND MOST OF ORIGINAL SPINE LAID DOWN...TRAVEL GUIDE TO THE MIDWESTERN U.S.... ACCOMPANIED BY A MAP OF THE UNITED STATES, INCLUDING LOUISIANA (facsimile, 7" x 8")...WITH A COMPLETE LIST OF THE ROAD AND RIVER ROUTES WEST OF THE ALEGHANY MOUNTAINS, etc...SEVERAL PLATES INCLUDED: "IMPERFECT TOWNSHIPS", STATISTICAL TABLES(3 pages), CHART OF MOBILE, PERDIDO, AND PENSACOLA BAYS (facsimile)...Mild foxing throughout...Last half of text toned...Leather worn and rubbed, corners bumped...Dampstaining to first 120 pages...SCARCE... 006559 
Price: 250.00 USD
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NEW GAZETTEER OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA., Darby, William and Theodore Dwight:-
7 Darby, William and Theodore Dwight:- NEW GAZETTEER OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
Hartford, CT Edward Hopkins. 1833 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...630pp...FULL LEATHER...Geographical, Historical, Political, and Statistical Information... Lacks map...Some foxing. 000671 
Price: 72.00 USD
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LAEREBOG I DEN ALMINDELIGE GEOGRAFI. NO. I., Ed. Erslev.
8 Ed. Erslev. LAEREBOG I DEN ALMINDELIGE GEOGRAFI. NO. I.
Kjobenhavn. Jacob Erslevs. 1884 Hardcover Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [407+pp]... Marbled paper covered boards, leather spine, gilt lettering on spine label... Text in Danish... ILLUSTRATED WITH B/W ENGRAVINGS... Interesting old marginalia, volume thoroughly studied... Small folding map of Europe in rear, TIPPED IN COLOR... Half inch of leather missing from top of spine... Board edges show wear, spine leather wrinkled, cracked... Loose textblock... 007659 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Fisher, G.C. Essentials of Geography for School Year 1889-90.
Boston New England Publishing Company 1890 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...viii, 74, xxi, pages...FIFTH ANNUAL PUBLICATION...MANY MAPS (5 FOLD-OUT) AND CHARTS...GILT TITLE ON COVER...Wear to covers and corners. 001346 
Price: 25.00 USD
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OUTLINES OF PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY., Fitch, George W.
10 Fitch, George W. OUTLINES OF PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY.
New York. J. H.Colton & Company. 1856 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...225pp. (and pages of ads)... FOURTH LARGE EDITION... ILLUSTRATED BY SIX DOUBLE PAGE COLORED MAPS AND NUMEROUS ENGRAVINGS...Brown stamped cloth with GILT TITLE ON SPINE...TEXT AND MAPS ARE CLEAN. 000718 
Price: 45.00 USD
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11 Fogg, Alonzo J. (Compiler). STATISTICS AND GAZETTEER OF NEW HAMPSHIRE. CONTAINING DESCRIPTIONS OF ALL THE COUNTIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES; ALSO, BOUNDARIES AND AREA OF THE STATE, AND ITS NATURAL RESOURCES, WITH OVER ONE HUNDRED PAGES OF STATISTICAL TABLES,...
Concord, N.H. D. L. Guernsey. 1874 Full-Leather Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... "PERTAINING TO ITS POPULATION, WEALTH, INDUSTRIES, CHURCHES, SCHOOL HOUSES, SOLDIERS IN THE LATE REBELLION, AND POST OFFICES: WITH A LIST OF STATE OFFICERS, ETC.: TOGETHER WITH A DESCRIPTION OF ITS MOUNTAINS, LAKES, RIVERS AND POPULAR RESORTS FOR TOURISTS, AND A GREAT VARIETY OF OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION."... [xiv, 674pp]... Leather bindig, black leather title labels on spine, gilt lettering worn off... Front hinge detached, but present... Lacks folding map and original frontis, facsimile of frontis present... Several ownership signatures dated 1878... As Is... 007144 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Goodrich, S.G. PICTORIAL GEOGRAPHY OF THE WORLD. VOLUME II ONLY.
Boston C.D. Strong 1845 Hard Cover Very Good 4to 
...[494 - 1008pgs]..EASTERN HEMISPHERE ONLY... APPROXIMATELY FIVE HUNDRED ILLUSTRATIVE ENGRAVINGS INCLUDING MAPS...REBACKED WITH ORIGINAL STAMPED BROWN CLOTH BOARDS...Foxing on just first few pages and endpapers ... Paper title label on spine. 002354 
Price: 39.00 USD
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13 Grosvenor, Gilbert H. (Editor). NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE: SPECIMENS IN MINIATURE OF WHAT IT HAS GIVEN IN THE PAST AND WILL BRING IN THE FUTURE. VOL. XXVI, NO. 3.
Washington DC National Geographic Society. 1915 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
... Unpaginated... Small booklet with B/W lettering and decoration outlining cover page... Heavily illustrated with B/W and tipped in COLOR photographs... Light soiling to wrappers... 007649 
Price: 22.00 USD
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14 Johnston, Keith. HALF-CROWN ATLAS OF BRITISH HISTORY.
Edingurgh & London. W. & A. K. Johnston. 1890 Hard Cover. Good - Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
.... Dark green cloth boards, stamped, gilt lettering and design on front cover... 31 Pages of COLOR MAPS...24 Pages of text including index plus 6 pages ads... Publishing date not given, circa late 1800's... Minimal shelf wear...Binding loose but holding... 005319 
Price: 17.00 USD
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BRAZIL AND THE BRAZILIANS, PORTRAYED IN HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE SKETCHES., Kidder, D. P. & J. C. Fletcher.
15 Kidder, D. P. & J. C. Fletcher. BRAZIL AND THE BRAZILIANS, PORTRAYED IN HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE SKETCHES.
Philadelphia. Childs & Peterson. 1857 First Edition. Leather. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [630, 10pp]... Leather rebacking with original leather stamped boards, gilt lettering on spine, raised spine bands... AEG... Frontis portrait of Don Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil... DETAILED TOPOGRAPHICAL FOLDING MAP OF BRAZIL (12 1/2" X 16") WITH INSET OF PERNAMBUCO AND RIO de JANEIRO OPPOSITE PREFACE, PUBLISHED BY J.H. COLTON 1855 .. FULL PAGE MAP OF THE BAY OF RIO de JANEIRO OPPOSITE CHAPTER ONE... Heavily illustrated with B/W engravings... Clean, tight copy... Light wear to leather boards... 005962 
Price: 250.00 USD
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16 Lobeck, Armin K. Things Maps Don't Tell Us
New York MacMillan and Co. 1956 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to 
...x, 159pp... Our book is the ELEVENTH PRINTING, published in 1968...NUMEROUS B/W MAPS...ILLUSTRATED COVER. Minor wear to DJ. 001376 
Price: 18.00 USD
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GEOGRAPHICAL MANUAL, OR OUTLINES OF MODERN GEOGRAPHY, BEING AN ARRANGEMENT ON THE CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM, ADAPTED TO THE MOST APPROVED ATLASES NOW IN USE., Locke, L. Franklin.
17 Locke, L. Franklin. GEOGRAPHICAL MANUAL, OR OUTLINES OF MODERN GEOGRAPHY, BEING AN ARRANGEMENT ON THE CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM, ADAPTED TO THE MOST APPROVED ATLASES NOW IN USE.
Andover. William Peirce. 1839 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
... [iv, 26pp]... Pamphlet with black lettering on front wrapper... SCARCE... LOCATED ONLY ON WORLDCAT... Light dampstaining to lower corner of leaves... Small chip missing from lower corner of front wrapper... 007641 
Price: 65.00 USD
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18 Lossing, Benson J. HUDSON, FROM THE WILDERNESS TO THE SEA.
Troy, N.Y. H. B. Nims & Co. 1866 Hard Cover Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [vii, 464pp]... Brown cloth binding with black lettering and decorative stamping on front cover and spine, gilt detailing, AEG... ILLUSTRATED BY 360 ENGRAVINGS ON WOOD, FROM DRAWINGS BY THE AUTHOR, AND A FRONTISPIECE ON STEEL... Front hinge cracked, mosture damage to lower half of boards, endpapers, FEPs, frontispiece, and title page... {Sabin 42118}... 007585 
Price: 45.00 USD
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19 MacDonald, J.R. GEOGRAPHY OF NEW ZEALAND FOR SENIOR PUPILS IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SCHOLARSHIP CANDIDATES, AND PUPIL TEACHERS
Wellington & ChristChurch Gordon & Gotch Proprietary LTD 1903 Hard Cover Very Good 12mo 
...[118pgs.]...WITH 29 MAPS AND 16 ILLUSTRATIONS(B/W PHOTOS)...Frontis photo of a Maori Chief...Brown cloth boards with black lettering on cover...Bookplate on endpaper from the Massachusetts Historical Society "Given by the Colony of New Zealand, June 14, 1906"... 006168 
Price: 18.00 USD
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LOWELL, AS IT WAS, AND AS IT IS., Miles, Rev. Henry A.
20 Miles, Rev. Henry A. LOWELL, AS IT WAS, AND AS IT IS.
Lowell. Powers and Bagley; N. L. Dayton. 1845 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
... [234pp]... Green cloth binding, decoratively stamped, gilt lettering and intricate design on spine... INCLUDES FOLDING PLAN OF THE CITY OF LOWELL BY G. W. BOYNTON... Includes appendix... ILLUSTRATED WITH FOLDING PLATE VIEW OF LOWELL... INSCRIPTION IN INK FROM PUBLISHERS OF N. L. DAYTON... Some occasional offsetting, light toning, foxing... Binding shows some wear... 007145 
Price: 95.00 USD
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