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A NEW UNIVERSAL ATLAS OF THE WORLD, ON AN IMPROVED PLAN; CONSISTING OF THIRTY MAPS, CAREFULLY PREPARED FROM THE LATEST AUTHORITIES, WITH COMPLETE ALPHABETICAL INDEXES
New Haven, CT: N & S.S. Jocelyn, 1825. Second Edition. Hardcover. Maps generally Very Good with strong coloring. A dark stain to the margin of maps toward the rear not touching any images and some dampstaining, mostly rather faint, at the bottom of some of the maps with little or no effect on the images. Library markings mostly removed from the covers and endpapers. Some peeling of the marbled paper on the covers. Overall a Very Good copy of this uncommon atlas. First published in 1822. Quarto (8-13/16" x 11") bound in the original half red morocco leather with matching corners, marbled paper boards, and printed paper label on the front cover. Illustrated with a full-page, engraved double-hemisphere map of the world; a double-page map of the United States; and 28 full-page maps of America and the world, including 10 of the United States, all with original hand-coloring. Maps with American interest include: North America; the United States; Canada; Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont; Massachusetts, Rhode-Island, and Connecticut; New York; Pennsylvania and New Jersey; Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware; North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia; Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana; Kentucky and Tennessee; Ohio and Indiana; Illinois and Missouri; West Indies; South America. Australia is depicted in the Pacific Ocean. Sidney Morse was the brother of the artist and inventor Samuel F. B. Morse.
      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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