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  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine
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First edition, third issue. This is an outstanding copy of a foundational work of American history, from the library of the Calverts, the original Proprietors and colonial governors of Maryland. Folio. Engraved title page (Sabin's third state), folding plate with map of Ould Virginia (fourth state), folding map of Virginia (tenth state), folding map of the Summer Isles (third state), and folding map of New England (Sabin's eighth state), expertly mounted repairing a few old tears. This copy without the errata occasionally found pasted to foot of final page. Title a little soiled, minor stains. 17th-century blind-tooled calf, red morocco label, minor repairs, later endpapers. Half morocco case. A fine, fresh copy. This American classic is "the foundation of England's knowledge of America during the early period of colonization" (PMM). John Smith was one of the original settlers of the Jamestown colony and a member of its governing council. After exploring the region for a year, Smith returned to find the settl ... Read more

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A Grand Panorama of Sydney

(SYDNEY.) [Robinson, Francis Whitfield.]

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This tremendous 360-degree panoramic view of Sydney, inspired by Holtermann's famous 1875 panorama taken from the North Shore, surpasses that view in its detailed depiction of Sydney's architecture. It was likely taken from the rooftop of the Government Printing Office, which stood on the corner of Bent and Phillip Streets. The photograph is by Francis Whitfield Robinson, according to the National Library of Australia. Left section (left to right) โ€“ Spires of St. James's Church and St. Stephen's Church, tower of the Town Hall on the horizon, GPO clocktower still under construction, domed roof of the Lands Department building, lower end of George Street and The Rocks area, the Hotel Metropole, Circular Quay, terraces and bond stores of lower Phillip Street and Albert Street. Right section (left to right) โ€“ area around corner of Phillip and Bridge Streets with the Colonial Secretary's buildings, Conservatorium of Music, Farm Cove, Fort Denison in the distance, Botanic Gardens, Macquarie Street to the corner ... Read more

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