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357: 1818 Book on Geography of United States

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357: 1818 Book on Geography of United States

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Post-Rev. War to Civil War1818 Book, "A Geographical Description of the United States..." by John Melish, Choice Extremely Fine.
186 pages, published by the author. Marbled covers, rubbed and worn. Internally sound and tight, but foxed throughout. Includes tons of fascinating information about America in 1818, including a quaint prediction that there would be over 211 million inhabitants by 1918 (the actual figure turned out to be slightly over 105 million). Includes several plates of city maps scattered throughout the text.
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357: 1818 Book on Geography of United States

Estimate $600 - $1,200
Aug 29, 2004
Starting Price $360
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Est. $600 - $1,200Starting Price $360
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Lot 0357 Details

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Post-Rev. War to Civil War1818 Book, "A Geographical Description of the United States..." by John Melish, Choice Extremely Fine.
186 pages, published by the author. Marbled covers, rubbed and worn. Internally sound and tight, but foxed throughout. Includes tons of fascinating information about America in 1818, including a quaint prediction that there would be over 211 million inhabitants by 1918 (the actual figure turned out to be slightly over 105 million). Includes several plates of city maps scattered throughout the text.

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