Lot 141 of 312:
Johnston's Atlas 1843 with 41 double-page maps  

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Title:
The National Atlas of Historical, Commercial and Political Geography, constructed from the most Recent and Authentic Sources
Author:
Johnston, Alexander Keith
Place:
Edinburgh
Publisher:
Cowan & Co.
Date:
[c.1843]
Description:

With 41 double-page steel plate engraved maps with color outlines, plus insets, index. (Folio) 54x34 cm (21x14"), period half morocco, gilt cover and spine; marbled endpapers.

Includes five maps on Australasia, two World maps, one of North America, and one of the United States and Texas. The North America map and U.S./Texas map both have Texas as an independent country, in its enlarged configuration. Phillips Atlases 799.

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Condition:
Some staining to boards with rubbing to extremities, repair work to top joint; ownership initials in pencil opposite title page, maps bright, scattered fingersoiling and faint foxing, a solid copy; very good.
 
Item number:
304485
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