Lot 130: Hinton. THE HISTORY AND TOPOGRAPHY... 2 Vols.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Plates] John Howard Hinton (ed.). THE HISTORY AND TOPOGRAPHY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA... Fourth Edition, brought Down to 1850. 2 Vols. Lon: Tallis and Company, (nd). Includes material related to California and Texas not included in earlier editions. Vol II, pp572-752 mostly focus on those two new states, covering everything from gold mining to crops to Indians. Howes H512. Sabin 31965. 66 (of 67) plates: Engr title, 2 frontises, engraved facsimile, 57 other illustrations, and 5 (of 6) double-page maps with color outline (lacking map of Mexico). Vol I: iv, 944 pp. Vol II: iv, 784 pp. Contemp leather. Spines dessicated, front covers separated. Dampstaining to margins of plates, some images in Vol II, and frontises. Vol IIs frontis edge chipped. Foxing (usually minor). 9.6 Lb.