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    John Ogilby. America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World. Containing the Original of the Inhabitants and the Remarkable Voyages Thither... London: Printed by the author, 1671. First edition in English. Folio, 11" x 16.5". Lacking all plates and maps. Illustrated half-title present. Text complete with intertextual illustrations. Ruled calf binding with six raised bands and gilt decorations. Rebacked with original backstrip laid over. Spine heavily rubbed and cracked with gilt fading. Head and tail of spine frayed. Joints tender. Boards heavily rubbed and scabbed. Edges worn. Bookplate of Lord Lilford at front pastedown. Some light toning and foxing. Good.

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