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Byrd's line : a natural history

Author: Stephen C Ausband
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1728, William Byrd, the wealthy, English-educated master of Westover plantation, undertook a journey with a troop of commissioners, surveyors, and woodsmen to determine the exact boundary between  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Surveys
Named Person: William Byrd; William Byrd; William Byrd
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen C Ausband
ISBN: 0813921341 9780813921341 081392135X 9780813921358
OCLC Number: 49320313
Description: ix, 187 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Stephen Conrad Ausband.
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"Byrd's published journals and Ausband's own observations form the dual basis of Byrd's Line, which reads like a journal, travelogue, and field book all rolled in one. Ausband likens the book to a Read more...

 
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