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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Fine Photograph  of Captain Rafael Semmes, CSN,
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CDVs of Sherman, Sheridan and Memorial Card for Lincoln,
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Two Early 20th Century Photographs of Mounted Plains Indians,
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Boudoir Photograph of <i>Day School</i>, Sioux,
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Printed Civil War 36 Star U. S. National Flag,
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<i>To the Voters of Hamilton County</i> Broadside,
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CDVs of Henry
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P. B. Gaylord Stereoview of  a Chippewa Indian Elder,
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1864 Abraham Lincoln Autographed Note relating to the Trial of  Frank Wolford
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Autograph Letter Signed by Maria Mitchell, First Woman Astronomer,
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Fine Occupational Cabinet Card of Two Miners,
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Collection of Nine Figural Union Cases,
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Fine Sixth Plate Mother of Pearl Daguerreotype Case,
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Clipped Signature of George E. Badger, William H. Harrison's Secretary of the Navy,
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<i>Col. Tim McCoy's Real Wild West</i> Half Sheet Poster,
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O. S. Goff Cabinet Card of War Eagle, Mandan,
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Autographed CDV of Major General Joshua Chamberlain, CMOH,
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Civil War Escutcheon of Joel Roberts, 49th PVI,
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