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Klemp, Egon. AMERICA IN MAPS: FROM 1500 TO 1856

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This lavish volume charts the course of exploration and settlement in the Americas with maps found in major museums and libraries around the world.

Reproduced with painstaking accuracy, the maps are accompanied by scholarly commentary prepared by Egon Klemp, who describes the history of each map and the discoveries that generated it.

The maps are grouped by region, placed in chronological order to facilitate reference and comparison, and printed in a limited, numbered edition.

Klemp, Egon. AMERICA IN MAPS: FROM 1500 TO 1856. New York and London Holmes & Meier Publishers 1976. Book Condition: fine. LIMITED EDITION OF 1200 numbered copies. 293pp. Elephant Folio in original green cloth and pictorial paper covered card slipcase with illustrations including frontispiece and facsimiles of 76 maps (some color, some folding).