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Kentucky. Melish, John, 1812

Kentucky. / Melish, John / 1812
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Full Title: Kentucky. Drawn by J. Melish. J. Vallance sc.

Author: Melish, John

Date: 1812

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Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Melish, John

Date: 1812

Short Title: Kentucky.

Publisher: Philadelphia: Palmer, Thomas & George

Type: Book Map

Object Height cm: 20

Object Width cm: 37

Scale 1: 1,964,160

Note: Uncolored map of the state with roads, towns, and the mountains in the east.

Reference: Howes M496; Buck 74.

State / Province: Kentucky

Full Title: Kentucky. Drawn by J. Melish. J. Vallance sc.

List No: 2341.005

Series No: 6

Engraver or Printer: Vallance, J.

Published In: Travels in the United States of America, in the years 1806 & 1807, and 1809, 1810 & 1811 ... Illustrated by eight maps. By John Melish. In two volumes. Philadelphia, printed for the author, and for sale by the different booksellers in the United States, and by Thomas & George Palmer, agents for the author. 1812. T. & G. Palmer, printers.

Publication Author: Melish, John

Publication Date: 1812

Publication Reference: Howes M496; Buck 74.

Publication Note: 1st edition. The U.S. map is Tanner's first map (Ristow). Tanner's name is listed on the U.S. map in this first edition, but it is removed in the second edition. All the large maps are uncolored and differ from the second edition large maps in some details, but the small maps are similar in both editions. Uncut. Bound into two half leather books.

Publication List No: 2341.000

Publication Type: Exploration Book

Publication Maps: 8

Publication Height cm: 24

Publication Width cm: 16

Image No: 2341005

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