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First Edition "The American Gazetteer" by Jedidiah Morse, 1797

Item Details

Title and Author/Editor: The American Gazetteer, Exhibiting, in Alphabetical Order, a Much More Full and Accurate Account, Than Has Been Given of the States, Towns, Harbours, Mountains, Provinces, Villages, Gulfs, Forts, Counties, Rivers, Sounds, Indian Tribes, & New Discoveries on the American Continent, Also of the West-India Islands (collected and compiled from the best authorities and arranged by and under the direction of Jedidiah Morse)
Genre: Atlases, Maps and Cartography, History, Reference
Type of Illustration: Fold-outs, Maps
Binding: Leather
Publisher: S. Hall and Thomas & Andrews
Publication Year: 1797
Period: Late 18th Century
Place of Publication: Boston
Edition Statement: First Edition
Language: English
Number of Books: 1
Additional Notes: The volume complied by Jedidiah Morse, known as the “Father of American Geography,” features the Map of the Georgia Western Territory, which was omitted from some of the first delivered volumes as noted to the title page verso. Errata is located on the last printed page.

Condition

- wear to cover with bumped corners, rubbed edges, scratch marks and soiling; writing to endpapers with graphite markings to map binding page; bowing, cracked hinges and cocked spine; tape repairs, creases, fold marks, and tears to maps; frontispiece map is not original; several missing and loose pages; chipping, browning, fold marks and foxing to text blocks and edges.

Dimensions

2.0" W x 8.75" H x 5.75" D

Item #

ITMG641266

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