Lot 403 of 541:
Rare little 1820 American atlas  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$390
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
[Atlas of the World]

Author:
Potter, Peregrine

Place:
Poughkeepsie, NY

Publisher:

Date:
[1820]

Description:

With 6 (of 7) double-page engraved maps, 3 with hand-coloring in outline. (8vo) 23.5x15 cm (9¼x6"), plain front wrapper, lacking rear wrapper.

Rare little atlas, with maps of North America; United States; South America; Europe; Asia; and Africa. Lacking one map, and the title-page, of which Warren Heckrotte queries, "Title page is evidently not present in known copies - was there one?" The North America map does show influence of Lewis and Clark in the cartography. Phillips Atlases 4313 (no title-page). No copies listed in OCLC/WorldCat.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Wear to front wrapper, with ink name of Habby H. Chapin; foxing within, good.


 
Item number:
273386
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