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Ogilby, John America. [first edition with 56 maps. large paper copy]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04342 Author/Creator: Ogilby, John Place Written: London Type: Book Date: 1671 Pagination: [4] 674 [1] p. 42 x 27.5 cm

Summary of Content: With numerous fold-out maps of the New World, including: NY (opp. p. 187), Va. (opp. p.192), Va to Fla. (opp. p. 213).

People: Ogilby, John, fl. 1671

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: SurveyingFrontiers and Exploration

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