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Low, Nathaniel (fl. 1776) Astronomical Diary or Almanack for... 1777 [with woodcut map]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07454 Author/Creator: Low, Nathaniel (fl. 1776) Place Written: Boston Type: Book Date: 1776 Pagination: 24 p. 19.6 x 12.6 cm

Accompanied by first American printed map of Washington's forces in Revolutionary War: "A View of the present Seat of the War at Near-New York." (p. 3). Printed by J. Gill.

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