1797 1ed Jedidiah Morse American Gazetteer ATLAS Maps Georgia Native Americans

MORSE, Jedidiah

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Jedidiah Morse was an important and prominent geographer known for his American textbooks, books that earned him the name ‘father of American geography.’ His most famous book was ‘American Universal Geography,’ which outlined and detailed all of the known countries and parts of the world. A rare first edition of Morse’s most important work!

 

This work was originally published as ‘The American Gazetteer’ and featured seven folding maps depicting the following:

  • North America
  • Georgia Western Territory
  • Georgia Western Territory
  • Norther Part of the U.S.
  • Southern Part of the U.S.
  • Islands in the Pacific Ocean
  • West Indies

 

According to Sabin, this work is

“celebrated for its exact description of the fine old quaint and portly inhabitants of Albany.”

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1797 1ed Jedidiah Morse American Gazetteer ATLAS Maps Georgia Native Americans

 

Jedidiah Morse was an important and prominent geographer known for his American textbooks, books that earned him the name ‘father of American geography.’ His most famous book was ‘American Universal Geography,’ which outlined and detailed all of the known countries and parts of the world. A rare first edition of Morse’s most important work!

 

This work was originally published as ‘The American Gazetteer’ and featured seven folding maps depicting the following:

  • North America
  • Georgia Western Territory
  • Georgia Western Territory
  • Norther Part of the U.S.
  • Southern Part of the U.S.
  • Islands in the Pacific Ocean
  • West Indies

 

According to Sabin, this work is

“celebrated for its exact description of the fine old quaint and portly inhabitants of Albany.”

Item number: #6637

Price: $950

MORSE, Jedidiah

The American gazetteer : exhibiting, in alphabetical order, a much more full and accurate account, than has been given, of the states, provinces, counties, cities, towns, villages, rivers, bays, harbours, gulfs, sounds, capes, mountains, forts, Indian tribes, & new discoveries, on the American continent, also of the West-India Islands … with a particular description of the Georgia Western Territory … The whole comprising upwards of seven thousand distinct articles.

Printed in Boston : At the Presses of S. Hall, and Thomas & Andrews, and sold by E. Larkin, and the other Booksellers in Boston ; By Gaine & Ten Eyck, and S. Campbell, New-York ; M. Carey, and W. Young, Philadelphia ; by Messrs. Websters, and Thomas, Andrews & Pennyman, Albany ; and Thomas, Andrews & Butler, Baltimore., 1797.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages

o   viii, [619 unnumbered pages]

o   7 folding maps

  • References: Evans 32509; Sabin 50923; Howes M 839
  • Provenance: Handwritten

o   Manton C. Mitchell. July, 1901.

  • Lt. Col. Manton C. Mitchell served in the 39th U.S. infantry during World War I.
  • He was a recipient of the Croix de Guerre with palm for his war time heroics.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8.75in X 5.5in (21.5cm x 14cm)

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6637

Categories

Americana, American History

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

MORSE, Jedidiah

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete