Lot 976    

[ATLAS] Tanner's 1825 New American Atlas,
2007, Western & Historic Americana, Dec 6th and 7th
Containing Maps of the Several States of the North American Union, Prepared and Drawn on a Uniform Scale.... Tanner, Henry S. Philadelphia: H. S. Tanner, [1823], revised edition 1825. Atlas, leather over marbled paper boards, with William C. Rhinelander in gilt on front and small bookplates front and rear, 22 hand-colored double-page maps, with South America on two sheets (indexed as 2 maps in volume), and North America being quadruple (indexed as 4 maps), both with linen tape at attachments of separate sheets and reinforcing folds.

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Boards separated and worn, some leather missing, dampstain to bottom edge and bottom half of long edge of first few text pages. South American map has ca 3" separation at fold; North American map has ca 8" "?-shaped" tear in lower central portion, slight damage at central fold where both upper and lower quarters fold in, and minor scuffing to edges where they folded into the center. Some toning of linen and adhesive at sections. Other maps fine.
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