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Cartography 17th Century Mapping Colonial America Virginia

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Cartography 17th Century Mapping Colonial America Virginia

 Degrees of Latitude: Mapping Colonial America. By Margaret Beck Pritchard and Henry G. Taliaferro. Williamsburg, Virginia. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation / Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers. (2002). xi,434 pages. Illustrated. 11-5/8 inches. Hard cover. Maroon cloth with title in gilt on spine in dust jacket. Williamsburg Decorative Arts Series. (First Edition). Very good condition. - Inscription on the title page by co-author Pritchard, signed.

- - - With examples of some of the best seventeenth & eighteenth century maps and an analysis of the inspiration behind the production of atlases, maps, and charts and what they reveal about American history and the importance to the people who owned them.

- - - Written by two experts in the field: Margaret Beck Pritchard, Curator of Prints & Maps at Colonial Williamsburg / Henry G. Taliaferro, dealer and scholar of rare maps & prints.

 


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