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Arrowsmith, Aaron
'A MAP OF THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA DRAWN FROM A NUMBER OF CRITICAL RESEARCHES … ADDITIONS TO 1802'. LONDON: PUBLISHED BY A. ARROWSMITH, 1 JANUARY 1796 [BUT 1808]
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Arrowsmith, Aaron
'A MAP OF THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA DRAWN FROM A NUMBER OF CRITICAL RESEARCHES … ADDITIONS TO 1802'. LONDON: PUBLISHED BY A. ARROWSMITH, 1 JANUARY 1796 [BUT 1808]
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Arrowsmith, Aaron
'A MAP OF THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA DRAWN FROM A NUMBER OF CRITICAL RESEARCHES … ADDITIONS TO 1802'. LONDON: PUBLISHED BY A. ARROWSMITH, 1 JANUARY 1796 [BUT 1808]
Engraved wall map of the United States on 4 unjoined sheets (each 24 5/8 x 28 3/8 in.; 625 x 722 mm), each sheet dissected into 9 sections and mounted on linen. Partially handcolored, large engraved vignette of Niagara Falls with explanatory text; vignette lightly foxed as often, some light offsetting. The four sheets uniformly handsomely framed with UVIII Plexiglass.
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Literature

Stevens & Tree 79(e)

Catalogue Note

Aaron Arrowsmith is considered one of the best cartographer of his period, specializing in wall maps prepared to exacting standards, and frequently revised and improved. This is the third state of the second edition, the first state of which was consulted by Lewis and Clark prior to their trans-continental expedition.

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