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Black's General Atlas of the World 1862  

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Black's General Atlas of the World. A Series of Fifty-Six Maps. New Edition, Containing the New Boundaries and Numerous Additions and Improvements

Black, Adam and Charles


Adam & Charles Black



With "Flags of All Nations" frontispiece, 54 (of 56) color map sheets, many double-page. (Foilio) 44x33 cm (17½x12½"), period half morocco and boards, gilt-lettered spine and cover, all edges gilt. New Edition.

Black's popular atlas, with most of the maps focusing on the United States.  Map sheets nos. 17 and 30 (Railway Map of Central Europe, and Turkey in Asia) are lacking in this copy.

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Lot Amendments

Wear and staining to boards, spine strip brittle with a few sections peeling, spine detached from textblock, 2 map sheets lacking, a few others partially detached, foxing at front and rear; map sheets very good with light toning.

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