Elephant folio. Second edition of Thomson's atlas. xxiii, 71 of 74 maps. Lacking Nos. 58 & 59 of Spanish North America: Northern Part and Southern part and No.69 South American Divison. Modern quarter leather over original boards, leather spine labels. Moderate soiling and chipping to boards, rubbing to spine leather. Extensive Japanese paper restoration to maps, with significant loss to several maps. Library markings. Dampstaining. Each map hand colored. Creasing, soiling to margins and heavy offsetting to maps. Phillips 731. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A New General Atlas, Consisting of a Series ...
Publisher: J. Thomson & Co.
Publication Date: 1821
Binding: Leather Bound
Book Condition: Used: Acceptable
Book Description For John Thomson and Co: Edinburgh, 1817. Foldout b&w map of the Western Hemisphere and Eastern Hemisphere, 74 hand colored plates of which 7 are foldout, another hand colored map of Arabia, 22 x 17.5, quarter leather, gilt stamped Greek key pattern on corners and sides of spine, seven panels with gilt floral decoration and blindstamping, gilt floral decoration on raised bands, gilt spine lettering, marbled boards and endpapers, 2p, 1, xxiii, (1), 22 pp. Front cover almost detached, rear cover detached, covers very well worn, scuffed, peeling, etc., lacks lowest raised band, contents have light wrinkling, chipping, edge tears, foxing, smudging/soiling, light staining in margins, seven plates have vertical tears from the bottom along gutter ranging from 2" to near the top, map of France is in two pieces, map of Germany lacks a corner, map of the islands has heavy staining in margins, some of the maps have been refolded awkwardly so there is extra creasing, overall good. The second map of Arabia, unnumbered, varies from the first map, #46. The coloring is different and on the first map the area labeled "Darfur Cordofan" is labeled on the second map as "Kordofan Province Conquered by Sennaar from Darfur" and a few other minor changes. FIRST EDITION. Seller Inventory # 98-9379