A Geographical Dictionary; of the United States of North America; Containing a general description of each state; and of the population, number of acres, soil, productions, natural curiosities, various climates, &c. Also a description of the rivers, lakes, mineral springs, mountains, manufactures, trade and commerce. With a succinct account of Indians, and upper and lower Louisiana Territories. Joseph SCOTT.
A Geographical Dictionary; of the United States of North America; Containing a general description of each state; and of the population, number of acres, soil, productions, natural curiosities, various climates, &c. Also a description of the rivers, lakes, mineral springs, mountains, manufactures, trade and commerce. With a succinct account of Indians, and upper and lower Louisiana Territories
A Geographical Dictionary; of the United States of North America; Containing a general description of each state; and of the population, number of acres, soil, productions, natural curiosities, various climates, &c. Also a description of the rivers, lakes, mineral springs, mountains, manufactures, trade and commerce. With a succinct account of Indians, and upper and lower Louisiana Territories

A Geographical Dictionary; of the United States of North America; Containing a general description of each state; and of the population, number of acres, soil, productions, natural curiosities, various climates, &c. Also a description of the rivers, lakes, mineral springs, mountains, manufactures, trade and commerce. With a succinct account of Indians, and upper and lower Louisiana Territories

Philadelphia: Archibald Bartram, 1805. First Edition. Leather bound. 8vo. Contemporary calf backed with a leather strip. Large folding map frontispiece. Unpaginated.
Boards and leather spine strip unglued from block. Toning and spotting throughout interior. Several contemporary plant leaves pressed in, which have caused discoloration. 2 closed tears at creases of folding map (which is in excellent condition). Previous owner's signature inside front cover and rear flyleaf.
This is a first edition of Joseph Scott's popular American gazetteer, one of the earliest such travel guides in the newly formed United States. The folding map is notably in excellent condition, and this is all in all a very well-preserved book, despite the unglued binding. (Howes S237; Sabin [unnumbered]). Good. Item #1704

Price: $300.00