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Royal Atlas of Modern Geography1882  

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The Royal Atlas of Modern Geography, Exhibiting, in a Series of Entirely Original and Authentic Maps, the Present Condition of Geographical Discovery and Research in the Several Countries, Empires, and States of the World

Johnston, Alexander Keith


W. & A.K. Johnston



Double-page North Polar chart frontispiece and 50 additional steel-engraved map-sheets (most are double-page), printed in blue and black and hand-colored in outline. Plus index leaves for each map. (Folio) 49x33 cm (19¼x12¾"), original red half morocco and cloth, front cover decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt, spine decorated and lettered in gilt, raised bands, all edges gilt. 

Handsome, detailed maps. Complete, with eight of the maps relating to the United States and the Americas. Several maps have smaller inset map.

Lot Amendments

Wear and staining to boards, rubbing to extremities, boards detached at spine; the volume is complete, with most leaves detached and laid in, a few closed tears to text sheets; overall good.

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