Lot 137 of 312:
Johnson's New Illustrated Atlas 1864  

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Johnson's New Illustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas, with Physical Geography, and with Descriptions, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical, Including the Latest Federal Census, a Geographical Index, and a Chronological History of the Civil War in America.

Johnson, A. J. and J. H. Colton

New York

Johnson and Ward



With a pictorial engraved additional title page (titled "American Atlas"), chart of the rivers & mountains, color lithographed plate of flags, time chart, coat of arms (not colored), and numerous hand-colored lithograph maps by Johnson and Colton, plates numbered to 97 (with many maps double page, taking two numbers, and there are many inset maps, not numbered separately). (Folio), rebacked with half black calf, original blindstamped green boards with gilt seal of the U.S. on front cover, marbled edges.

The final map listed on the contents page, (numbered 98, 99) "Ancient Greece and Rome (same sheet)," is not present. Johnson's 1864 atlas, which includes the large-scale double-page map of the Vicinity of Richmond and the Peninsular Campaign in Virginia...," showing the country between Richmond and Hampton Roads; also, a double-page maps of Texas; New York; and other states, including the entire southwest region with Arizona and New Mexico in the proper positions side-by-side. Also, a full-page map of Nebraska, Dakota, Colorado, Idaho & Kansas with Idaho encompassing most of present-day Montana and Wyoming. Phillips Atlases 843.

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Lot Amendments

Light wear to boards; interior sound, bright colors, toning, scattered spotting occasionally affecting plates, a few closed tears to edges not affecting maps; very good.

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