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Lucas, Fred. W. (Frederic William)

Appendiculae historicae, or, Shreds of history hung on a horn / by Fred. W. Lucas.

Additional Title(s):

Appendiculae historicae

Shreds of history hung on a horn

London : Printed for the author, and sold by Henry Stevens & Son, 1891.
Physical Description:
iv, 216 p., [9] leaves of plates ([2] folded) : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
E199 .L83 1891+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Printed by Diprose, Bateman and Co., London.
Errata slip inserted.
List of principal authorities: Books, p. 159-166 ; Maps, p. 167-175.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the large paper copy. Bound in publisher's original blue quarter cloth and gray boards.
"It [the powder horn] bears upon the yellow surface, a map, cut with the point of a knife, embracing ... the greater part of the modern state of New York, with the addition of a small portion of the Dominion of Canada containing Montreal ... The horn is not dated. There is however internal evidence that it is not earlier than 1750 nor later than 1783 ... The following notes ... are intended to show, first, which were the European nations who claimed the ground shown on the map, and why; secondly, how England and France came into collision in that region; thirdly, where and how they fought, and with what results ... "--Page 2.
Subject Terms:
America -- Discovery and exploration.
Canada -- History -- To 1763 (New France)
Diprose, Bateman and Co. -- Printer.
Henry Stevens & Son -- Publisher.
New York (State) -- Description and travel.
New York (State) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
New York (State) -- Maps.
Powder flasks -- United States.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763.
Photomechanical prints -- 1891.

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