Names on the Land A Historical Account of Place-Naming in the United States

By: Stewart, George R.

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Book Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket



Gray cloth, ix + 418 pp. Spine slightly cocked, corners bumped, slight edge wear, owner's nameplace inside front end paper. Jacket in new Brodart, sunned, some edge wear and chipping especially at top and base of spine. An attractive copy. ;
End papers showing map of the United States, index. ; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; 418 pages;

"The author of Storm contributes another book unique in the field of Americana. With a wealth of historical and anecdotal detail, he traces the origins and evolution of the principal place-names in the United States, and every American should find fascination in the discovery of the strange circumstances by which names long familiar came into being. As a trasury of national lore and as a source book of historical information, this volume provides an entirely new adventure in the rediscovery of our past. "

Title: Names on the Land A Historical Account of Place-Naming in the United States

Author Name: Stewart, George R.

Categories: U. S. History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1945

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket

Seller ID: 8809

Keywords: U.S. History Geography Place Names Americana Naming Conventions Name Derivations