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Maine, Geology, Engraved Geological Views]; Jackson Charles T.
ATLAS OF PLATES, ILLUSTRATING THE GEOLOGY OF THE STATE OF MAINE, Accompanying the First Report on the Geology of That State.]
[Augusta and Boston] Published by Order of the Legislature of Maine 1837]. FIRST EDITION of Jackson's VERY RARE Atlas for the Geology of the State of Maine with 24 Exquisite Lithographed Plates. Twenty-Four very fine lithographed plates, this is the second state of the Atlas as identified by Sprague, with all plates numbered with Roman numerals and three plates having been hand colored. Oblong Folio (plate size 11" by 8.75"), now very handsomely bound in three-quarter black calf over marbled paper covered boards, the spine with gilt ruled bands, the upper cover with a paste-down title label. This volume now with a fine custom protective dustjacket of heavy white paper with the title label printed on the upper cover in black. 24 plates. The very scarce original plates now beautifully and professionally conserved, all have bright, clean impressions. There are small, light remnants of staining on a few of the plates and a few very minor occasional spots, the presentation and binding as pristine. FIRST EDITION OF JACKSON'S RARE ATLAS FOR THE GEOLOGY OF MAINE WITH 24 EXQUISITE LITHOGRAPHED PLATES, THREE OF WHICH HAND-COLOURED. An important and scarce Maine and geology item, the plates accompanied Jackson's 'First Report on the Geology of the State of Maine'. The 24 lithographed plates provide some of the finest early images of the State of Maine, and includes very early published views of well-known Maine locales and landmarks; such as Mount Ktaadn, Mount Desert, West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, Camden & The Kennebec [i.e., Penobscot] Bay and Pulpit Rock. All but one of the original … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. [Newburyport, MA, U.S.A.]
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