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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Mitchell, Samuel Augustus
Date:
1839
Short Title:
Map of Oceanica.
Publisher:
Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
Philadelphia
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
20
Obj Width cm:
27
Scale 1:
70,000,000
Note:
In full color by country or region. Includes historical information about island discoveries.
Reference:
P6085.
World Area:
Pacific
Country:
Australia
Subject:
School
Full Title:
Map of Oceanica. Engraved to Illustrate Mitchell's School and Family Geography. No. 16. Engraved by J.H. Young. Entered ... 1839, by S. Augustus Mitchell ... Connecticut.
List No:
0523.012
Series No:
13
Engraver or Printer:
Young, J.H.
Publication Author:
Mitchell, Samuel Augustus
Pub Date:
1839
Pub Title:
Mitchell's School Atlas. Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Company. MDCCCXXXIX. Entered ... 1839, by S. Augustus Mitchell ... Connecticut.
Pub Reference:
P6085.
Pub Note:
1st edition, with the date of 1839 in Roman numerals on the cover. 16 numbered maps on 12 pages. The true first edition, first state. Rare. The maps in this edition are engraved; all later editions use lithography. Full color. Covers are brown paper covered boards with the above title and black leather spine. Index to maps printed on the back cover.
Pub List No:
0523.000
Pub Type:
School Atlas
Pub Maps:
12
Pub Height cm:
31
Pub Width cm:
25
Image No:
0523012
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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