1845 Lumsden ATLAS 31 Hand-colored MAPS United States Indians ASIA Africa Europe

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An extremely rare mid-19th-century atlas with 31 hand-colored maps, including a United States map with Indian Territories.

  1. Lumsden and Son is a Scottish engraving and publishing firm founded in 1783 by James Lumsden, most known for its short runs of high quality printings.

Exceedingly rare & valuable

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1845 Lumsden ATLAS 31 Hand-colored MAPS United States Indians ASIA Africa Europe

An extremely rare mid-19th-century atlas with 31 hand-colored maps, including a United States map with Indian Territories.

  1. Lumsden and Son is a Scottish engraving and publishing firm founded in 1783 by James Lumsden, most known for its short runs of high quality printings.

Exceedingly rare & valuable

Main author: Lumsden

Title: Lumsden & Son’s New School & Family Atlas, Constructed from the Best & Latest Authorities

Published: Glasgow: James Lumsden & Son, [1845]

Language: English

Notes & contents:

  • 1st edition, undated
  • 2 engraved tables, hand-colored
    • Comparative Heights of Mountains,
    • Comparative Lengths of Rivers.
  • 31 engraved maps, hand-colored
    • Hemishere,
    • Hemishere,
    • Europe,
    • Asia,
    • Africa,
    • America,
    • America,
    • England,
    • Scotland,
    • Ireland,
    • Spain & Portugal,
    • France,
    • Holland &c.,
    • Switzerland,
    • Italy,
    • Austria,
    • Prussia,
    • Germany,
    • Denmark,
    • Sweden & Norway,
    • Russia,
    • Turkey in Europe,
    • Turkey in Asia,
    • Hindoostan (India),
    • China,
    • India Islands &c.,
    • Canada,
    • United States,
    • Egypt,
    • Indies,
    • Palestine,
  • United States map consists of 27 states an Indian territories

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Wear: wear as seen in photos

Binding: tight and secure leather binding;

Pages: complete with all pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such

Publisher: Glasgow: James Lumsden & Son, ca. 1845.

Size: ~10in X 8in (25cm x 20cm)

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Category

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

Lumsden

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Good

Collation

Complete