Author:Stewart, George R

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

By: Stewart, George R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8809

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 fi... View more info