Books about Land and Maps

Atlas of historical county boundaries John H. Long, editor.  New York : Simon & Schuster, 1993- (various states)
Barsi, James The Basic Researcher’s Guide to Homesteads & other Federal Land Records, ©1994
Bockstruck, Lloyd Revolutionary War Bounty Land Grants by State Governments ©1996
Carstensen, Vernon ed. The Public Lands: Studies in the History of the Public Domain Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press 1963
Dick, Everett, The Lure of the Land: A Social History of the Public Lands from the Articles of Confederation to the New Deal  Lincoln: NE: University of Nebraska Press  ©1970
Dyer, Albion Morris “First Ownership of Ohio Lands” The New England Historical and Genealogical Register Vol LXIV and LXV (reprinted by Clearfied Company MD 1997
Hatcher, Patricia Law Locating your roots : discover your ancestors using land records Cincinnati, Ohio : Betterway Books, c2003.
Hone, E. Wade Land & Property Research in the United States Salt Lake City, UT: Ancestry Inc © 1997
Lawson, Charles  Surveying Your Land Woodstock, VT: The Countryman Press ©1990
Linklater, Andro Measuring America: How an Untamed Wilderness Shaped the United States and Fulfilled the Promise of Democracy NY: Walker Publishing Company © 2002
Monmonier, Mark How to Lie with Maps ©1991
Pattison, William D. Beginnings of the American Rectangular Land System 1784-1800 Department of Geography Research Paper no 50 Chicago: University of Chicago Press ©1957
Peterson, Jon A. The birth of city planning in the United States, 1840-1917. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.
Price, Edward Dividing the Land:  Early American Beginnings of Our Private Property Mosaic University of Chicago Geography Research Paper no 238 Chicago: University of Chicago Press ©1995
Randall, Glenn The Outward Bound Map and Compass Handbook ©1989
Rohrbough, Malcolm J. The Land Office Business: The Settlement and Administration of American Public Lands 1789-1837 NY: Oxford University Press 1968
Sherman, C. E. The Ohio-Michigan Boundary – Vol. 1 of the final report Columbus, OH: Ohio Topographical Survey State of Ohio, Dept of Natural Resources, Division of Geological Survey 1916 reprinted 1972—–. Original Ohio Land Subdivisions – Vol. 3 of the final report Columbus, OH: Ohio Topographical Survey State of Ohio, Dept of Natural Resources, Division of Geological Survey 1925 reprinted 1998
Smith, Thomas H. The Mapping of Ohio Kent OH: The Kent State University Press © 1977