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The Journal of Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon. Transcribed from the Original in the United States National Archives with an Introduction by A. Hughlett Mason, University of Virginia.
Author: Mason, Charles and Jeremiah Dixon
Reference #: 1369
Status: For Sale
List Price: $45.00
Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1969. First Thus. quarto (12"). Cloth. Fine With a Preface by George W. Corner, 6 illustrations including the frontis, an Historical Prelude, discussion of the Astronomical and Geodetic Methods employed by Mason and Dixon, and, of course, a transcription of the Journal itself (pp. 31-229, plus appendices). A Fine copy of the important foundation for the delineation of the 'Mason-Dixon line'. Amongst the illustrations is the map prepared to accompany the Report as published as part of the 1768 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London'. Lacking dj.
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