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Atlas Classica ; or Select Maps of Ancient Geography, Both Sacred and Profane
Philadelphia: Anthony Finley, 1827. First Edition. Boards. Good. First Edition. 11 x 14 inches. Quarter leather over marbled boards with worn corners and extremities. Spine leather frayed and very worn, the hinges/joints attached just by the cords. Maps are bright and clean unless noted below. Plain grey/brown endpapers. All the maps/charts in this volume have very bright coloring. Complete per contents description. Boards. Classical atlas with the following maps and charts. 1. Terra Veteribus Nota (with an explanatory folding letter-press Chart from Le Sage). Occasional spots, mostly marginal. The chart re-attached at a second fold with archival (filmoplast P) tape repair. 2. Graecia Antiqua (with an explanatory letter-press Chart from Le Sage). 3. Orientis Tabula. Foreedge is untrimmed. 4, Asia Minor. 5. Romanum Imperium (a 2 page folding map with some offsetting side to side and some minor separation and staining at the center fold). 6. Italia Antiqua. 7. Places record in the Five Books of Moses (Three maps in one) with spot in lower margin. 8. The Land of Moriah or Jerusalem and the Adjacent Country. Spot in lower margin. 9. The State of the Nations at the Christian Aera. 10. An Historical and Chronological Chart of Universal History and Biography - 2 page folding chart with offseting side to side. and minor staining in the margins. The rear pastedown endpaper has a very nice advertisement plate for A. Finley "Map Establishment" with decorated border and notes of some of the material they sell (roughly 2 1/2 by 3 inches). A relatively scarce atlas, with only 6 copies shown in OCLC as of this listings, some defective. Finley maps are quite collected.
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