Lot 1321: Bishop Davenport A NEW GAZETTEER OR GEOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY 1932 Antique Geography North American West Indies Hand Colored Fold-Out Maps
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: A New Gazetteer, or Geographical Dictionary, of North America and the West Indies, Containing I.--A General Description of North America. II.--A General Description of the United States; The Declaration of Independence and Constitution of the United States. III.--A Description of all the States, Counties, Cities, Towns, Villages, Forts, Seas, Harbors, Capes, Rivers, Lakes, Canals, Rail-Roads, Mountains, &c. Connected with North America; with the Extent, Boundaries and Natural Productions of Each State; the Bearing and Distance of Remarkable Places from Each Other and of Each from the City of Washington, with the Population According to the Census of 1830. Containing Likewise Many Tables Relating to the Commerce, Population, Revenue, Debt, and Various Institutions of the Unites States. Compiled from the Most Recent and Authentic Sources.
Author: Bishop Davenport
Publisher: Published by George M'Dowell & Son
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 471 pages
Width: 6" Height: 9.25"
Condition / Notes: This antique volume has been handsomely rebound in half leather with marbled-paper covered boards, gilt ruling to leather panels, and gilt lettering and ruling to the spine. The binding is firm. The endpapers are new, with a foxed original blank page present at the rear. Scattered spotting appears throughout the interior. This work is illustrated with two hand-colored fold-out maps, which display mild toning, as well as textual illustrations. This work contains an index and an appendix.
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