London: Henry Stevens and Son, 1892. First edition. One of 320 numbered copies printed on English toned paper, out of a total edition of 380 copies. Twenty-three plates with maps. Title-page in black and red. Corners lightly worn, spine a bit scuffed. Hinges cracking, but sound, endpapers lightly foxed. A good to very good copy of a book that often has binding problems because of its weight. Original leather-backed cloth boards, rebacked, with old spine laid down. Top edge gilt. Thick quarto. xii, 802  pp. Item #14873
Undoubtedly the most inclusive study of maps relating to early American history. It is a critical analysis of some 250 maps, many not previously recorded, including their nomenclature and characteristics” (Ristow and LeGear, no. 28).