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    William Gilpin. Mission of the North American People, Geographical, Social, and Political. Illustrated by Six Charts Delineating the Physical Architecture and Thermal Laws of All the Continents. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1873. Reprinted edition of Gilpin's The Central Gold Region (1860) with additions. Octavo. 217 pages. Inscribed on preliminary page: "With the compliments/ of the Author." Six folding color maps, including frontispiece. Publisher's red cloth covered beveled boards with gilt lettered spine. Binding lightly rubbed, spine with three score marks on lower half. Small bookseller's pencil notes on signed preliminary page. Frontispiece map with small chip in border. Maps with light fold and edge wear, creases and few small tears. Pages with light edge wear, a few small corner bends and occasional minor foxing. Very good.

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