Edinburgh; London: A. Constable & Co. and Longman & Comp'y, 1817. First Edition. Quarto, 53 maps; G-; bound in publisher's quarter leather and marbled boards, engraved paper title label on upper board, title in gilt to spine; moderate wear to boards, including lower fore corner of front board missing, significant rubbing; with engraved title vignette; name on title page; lacks tipped in publishers advertisement; Complete with 53 full-page engraved maps, some with original tissue guards; shelved case 7.
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"... exhibiting the boundaries and divisions, also the chains of mountains and other geographical features of all the known countries in the world; comprehended in fifty three maps from original drawings.";
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"Although the maps are not large, they are dense with information. This complete atlas features index and 53 copperplate maps, drawn by Arrowsmith and engraved by Sidney Hall, with a few engraved by Thomson in collaboration with Hall. The maps include two world, 29 related to Europe and Scandinavia, 16 on Asia, Africa, and Oceania, and six related to the Americas. The United States map shows Georgia extending from the coast to the Mississippi River. The area west of the Mississippi is blank and labeled Louisiana. Engraved title page has Atlas holding the globe above two putti, one sailing a dingy, the other engaged in cartographic studies with a globe, map and dividers." [Stanford];
Maps showing the Americas: 1. The world -- 2. The world on Mercator's projection -- 41. Pacific Ocean -- 48. North America -- 49. Canada -- 50. United States -- 51. Mexico -- 52. West Indies -- 53. South America.;