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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826
Date:
1815
Short Title:
Title Page: Modern atlas.
Publisher:
Cadell and Davies
London
Publisher:
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown
London
Type:
Title Page
Obj Height cm:
59
Obj Width cm:
48
Note:
A superb copy. One of the best English Atlases of the period, similar to Thomson's General Atlas of 1817. See the Philadelphia edition of 1818. Maps are hand painted in full color and bound in new half leather beige cloth covered boards with "Pinkerton Atlas" stamped in gilt on a black spine label.
Reference:
P724; NMC 409.
World Area:
World
Full Title:
(Title Page to) A modern atlas, from the latest and best authorities, exhibiting the various divisions of the world, with its chief empires, kingdoms and states, in sixty maps, carefully reduced from the largest and most authentic sources. Directed and superintended by John Pinkerton, author of Modern geography, &c. London: Printed by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street; for T. Cadell and W. Davies, Strand; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, And Brown, Paternoster Row. 1815.
List No:
0732B
Series No:
2
Engraver or Printer:
Bensley, T.; Hebert, L.; Neele, Samuel John, 1758-1824
Publication Author:
Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826
Pub Date:
1815
Pub Title:
A modern atlas, from the latest and best authorities, exhibiting the various divisions of the world, with its chief empires, kingdoms and states, in sixty maps, carefully reduced from the largest and most authentic sources. Directed and superintended by John Pinkerton, author of Modern geography, &c. London: Printed by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street; for T. Cadell and W. Davies, Strand; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, And Brown, Paternoster Row. 1815.
Pub Reference:
P724; NMC 409.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
0732.000
Pub Type:
World Atlas
Pub Maps:
61
Pub Height cm:
59
Pub Width cm:
48
Image No:
0732B
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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