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THOMSON, John (edit.).
A New General Atlas. Consisting of a Series of Geographical Designs, on Various Projections, Exhibiting the Form and Component Parts of the Globe; and a Collection of Maps and Charts, Delineating the Natural and Political Divisions of the Empires, Kingdoms. and States in the World.

Constructed from the Best Systematic Works, and the Most Authentic Voyages and Travels. With a Memoir of the Progress of Geography, a Summary of Physical Geography, and a Consulting Index to Facilitate the Finding Out of Places.

Description:
pp. (iv), xxiii, (i) List of Projections, 22 Consulting Index. Frontispiece engraving of the World Mountain Ranges, 74 maps on 77 sheets, engraved, folding, double-page sheets. hand-coloured, some with inset vignettes, finely engraved and coloured. In contemporary morocco, the front board detached and bowed, spine worn, the frontispiece torn and creased in the gutter without loss, 2 maps creased vertically, one map with a small tear in the lower margin and one with a tear in the fold, neither with loss, 3 leaves of the Index heavily spotted, the maps clean with wide margins, a binding copy.

For John Thomson and Company, Edinburgh; Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, London; John Cumming, Dublin.

Date Published: 1817. Large folio [c.21.5 x 17 inches]. Maps dated 1814-1816.

Stock No. 65284

Price: 4,600.00

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