A GEOGRAPHICAL, CHRONOLOGICAL, AND HISTORICAL ATLAS, ON A NEW AND IMPROVED PLAN; OR, A VIEW OF THE PRESENT STATE OF ALL THE EMPIRES, KINGDOMS, STATES, AND COLONIES IN THE KNOWN WORLD
Publisher: Cooke and Co.
Binding: Hard Cover
New York; Cooke and Co., 1826. Hardocver, no dj. 196pp+ folding world map+17 two page colored text charts. Condition is good. Half leather boards all very worn with loss of leather at extremities and especially at top of spine; leather has separated between the spine and rear board (and is starting on the front), but boards still solidly connected by the string binding. Foxing to the preliminaries, and then occasional throughout. Owner signature on ffep. 3" closed tear to rear endpaper. Pages a bit rippled and age toned, but held securely by string binding. A serviceable copy. From Astonomy (planets, comets, etc) to Geography (natural phenomena. polar ice, etc) to Races of Men to Cities and Towns to Architecture to Religion to many other topics...a comprehensive look at how the world was seen in the early 19th century. (cfm)