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Lavoisne's Atlas, 1821  

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A Complete Genealogical, Historical, Chronological, and Geographical Atlas; Being a General Guide to Ancient and Modern History...Third American Edition

Lavoisne, C. V.


M. Carey and Son



5 leaves of letterpress text + 70 (of 71) leaves, most double-page, 26 containing maps surrounded by historical text, the others with text and genealogical tables only, all of the maps and most of the text leaves hand-colored. (Folio) 45x28 cm (17½x12"), period half morocco and tan boards, spine decorated in gilt. Third American Edition, Carefully Revised and Corrected, from the last London edition, Improved by C. Gros and J. Aspin.

American publication of Lavoisne's popular and influential historical atlas. Lacking leaf No. 71 (the 2nd U.S. map). With the decorative bookplate of R.W. Stephenson. 

Lot Amendments

Good amount of wear and staining to boards, joints starting; hinges cracked, occasional closed tear to edges, plate 24 with large closed tear, scattered staining, browning to leaves at gutter; good.

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