Title A New General Atlas, Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, Representing the Grand Divisions of the Globe, Together with the Several Empires, Kingdoms, and States in the World; Compiled from the Best Authorities, and Corrected by the Most Recent Discoveries. [Bound with] Atlas Classica, or, Select Maps of Ancient Geography, both Sacred and Profane...
Edition First Edition
Publisher Philadelphia Published by Anthony Finley 1829-30
Seller ID 416
Two volumes bound in one. Unpaginated. Contemporary red half morocco over marbled boards, spine lettered in gold. The first volume includes fifty-eight hand-coloured engraved maps, hand-coloured tables of the comparative heights of the principal mountains of the world and of the comparative lengths of the principal rivers. The second volume includes nine hand-coloured maps: Terra Veteribus Nota, Graecia Antiqua, Orientis Tabula, Asia Minor, Romanum Imperium, Italia Antiqua, Places Recorded in the Five Books of Moses (three maps in one), The Land of Moriah or Jerusalem, The State of the Nations at the Christian Era; and one chart of universal history and biography. Publisher's ad affixed to the front pastedown. With the signature of William H. Storer, a West Point cadet (Class of 1832) that served in the Army for seven years and fought in the Second Seminole War before retiring to Maine. Small library label to spine, label residue on front pastedown endpaper, small blindstamp on one of the maps. Boards are rubbed, spine and corners well worn, old stain barely affecting the edge of the front endpapers. All the maps and charts are remarkably clean. ; Folio