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Neuer Zeitungs-Atlas von Amerika./A new general Atlas of America exhibiting its physical features and present arrangements in political divisions
Artist: Arrowsmith/ Lapie Brue; issued in: London; date: ca 1829 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 27,5 x 18; - description: Book depicts on 7 maps, complete America, North and south America, USA, West Indies, Mexico and Columbia; -vita of the artist: John Arrowsmith (1790?1873) was an English geographer (mapmaker) and member of the Arrowsmith family of geographers. In 1810 he joined his uncle Aaron Arrowsmith in his mapmaking business in London. In 1821, they published a map of North America using a combination of a maps obtained from the Hudson's Bay Company. In 1834 John published his London Atlas, which were the best set of such maps then in existence. He followed the atlas with a long series of elaborate and carefully executed maps, those of Australia, America, Africa and India being especially valuable. In 1863 he received the gold medal of the Royal Geographical Society, of which body he was one of the founders.
      [Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG]
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