Lot 975    

[ATLAS] Pinkerton, John. 1818 A Modern Atlas,
2007, Western & Historic Americana, Dec 6th and 7th
From the Latest and Best Authorities, Exhibiting the Various Divisions of the World, with its Chief Empires, Kingdoms, and States in Sixty Maps. Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson & Son, 1818. Atlas (22"), marbled paper boards, leather spine, marbled end papers. 61 hand-colored double-page maps. A scarce atlas, with one selling at auction in 2005, and just a handful of the 1815 edition appearing in the last few decades.

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Front board separated, moderate foxing, especially of text pages, boards worn. Minor dampstain on right edge of text pages. Binding still tight, all maps attached.
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