The American Gazetteer, 1810, Jedidiah Morse

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The American Gazetteer, 1810, Jedidiah Morse
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“Exhibiting a Full Account of the Civil Divisions, Rivers, Harbors, Indian Tribes, &c. of the American Continent: Also of the West-India and other Appendant Islands: With a Particular Description of Louisiana. Compiled from the best Authorities, by Jedidiah Morse.” Boston: Published by Thomas & Andrews July, 1810. J. T. Buckingham, Printer. Two Maps. Nice 1810 descriptions of towns, rivers, etc. Contents toned and damp stained. Cover and binding are well worn, but intact. Two maps are stained, but not discernible rips or tears. Jedidiah was the author of the first textbook on American geography published in the United States, Geography Made Easy (1784). His geographical writings dominated the field in the United States until his death. He was an author and minister, but was best known for his education books and gazetteers. The inventor Samuel F.B. Morse (1791–1872) was his eldest son. [rarity: iv]City: United StatesCounty: State: Date: