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English Prairie and Adjacent Country. Birkbeck, Morris ; Melish, John, 1818

English Prairie and Adjacent Country. / Birkbeck, Morris ; Melish, John / 1818
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Full Title: English Prairie and Adjacent Country. T.V.K & Co. Sc. J. Melish Del.

Author: Birkbeck, Morris ; Melish, John

Date: 1818

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Author: Birkbeck, Morris ; Melish, John

Date: 1818

Short Title: English Prairie and Adjacent Country.

Publisher: Philadelphia: M. Carey & Son

Type: Book Map

Object Height cm: 17

Object Width cm: 12

Scale 1: 982,080

Note: An uncolored map showing the townships in Illinois and Indiana.

Reference: Checklist of printed maps of the Middle West, 4-2809.

State / Province: Illinois ; Indiana

Full Title: English Prairie and Adjacent Country. T.V.K & Co. Sc. J. Melish Del.

List No: 2666.002

Series No: 3

Engraver or Printer: Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co.

Published In: Letters From Illinois By Morris Birkbeck ... Illustrated by a Map of the United States, Shewing Mr. Birkbeck's Journey From Norfolk To Illinois And a Map of English Prairie and the Adjacent Country, by John Melish. Philadelphia: Published By M. Carey & Son, 126, Chestnut Street. 1818.

Publication Author: Birkbeck, Morris ; Melish, John

Publication Date: 1818

Publication Reference: Howes B467; Buck 105.

Publication Note: 1st edition with ads for "the Olive Branch." The map of the United States is from Carey's Juvenile Atlas and the Universal School Atlas, with the author's route drawn in. The English Prairie map was done only for this book, I believe, and does not appear elsewhere. The original boards are bound into this later binding.

Publication List No: 2666.000

Publication Type: Exploration Book

Publication Maps: 2

Publication Height cm: 21

Publication Width cm: 12

Image No: 2666002

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