Gilbert's Family Atlas of Modern Geography

London: James Gilbert, ca. 1840. Original boards. Large 4to. xvi text with illustrations; 45 pp Index; [1] pp advertisement; 29 maps (1 double page), hand-colored in outline, drawn and engraved by J. Archer, Pentonville, London. Brown leather spine and corners over brown cloth covered boards; gilt lettering & ruling to spine. Previous owner name, dated '1840.' General wear, rubbing & staining; old ink stains inside covers; scattered light spots; some age toning to map borders; dampstaining to lower edge of 1 map; a near very good copy. Item #17578

With a physical introduction and Index including 25,000 names of places figured in the maps, with their latitudes and longitudes, and the number of the map in which each place is to be found.

Price: $500.00

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