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The Great Mitchell Map, Contemporary-Bound


North America. MITCHELL, J./ LE ROUGE, G. [Paris, 1756/ 1776]
Amerique Septentrionale avec les Routes, Distances en miles, Villages et Etablissements . . . Par le Docteur Mitchel . . . A Paris Par le Rouge . . . 1756…Corigee en 1776 par M. Hawkins Brigadier des armies du Roi.
Folio.
Printed on eight sheets with original outline color, each approximately 26 x 18 3/4 inches. [Bound with:] LE ROUGE, G. [Paris, 1774] L’Amerique Suivant Le R. P. Charlevoix Jte…1774. 19 x 25 inches. Original outline color. Folio bound in contemporary marble-papered board, quite worn especially along spine, yet firmly intact; internally a few stains, else fine condition.
$25,000


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The Second American-Published Atlas
In a Strong Example


Atlas/ Early American Printing. REID, J./ WINTERBOTHAM, W. [New York, 1796]
The American Atlas; . . . New-York: Published by John Reid, Bookseller ad Stationer, No. 106, Water-Street. 1796.
Folio
Original boards somewhat stained & worn, re-backed & corners re-newed. 21 maps, including the Ellicott plan of Washington, DC not in table of contents. Title-page and two map with early hand color. Maps on thick, crisp paper, with, relative to this work, minor flaws: the right margin of the Maine, as usual, with some repairs and folded over; abrasion resulting in the loss of a few letters on the Vermont map; otherwise a few light stains. Most maps with strong impressions; overall near excellent.
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Early School Atlas with Original Color


Atlas. WEIGEL & SCHNEIDER/ ANVILLE, J. B B. D’ [Nuremberg, c. 1800]
Atlas Antiquus Danvillianus Minor, conspectus Tabularum geographicaru:…In Usum Scholaru Ex Maiori forma Auctoris, Curator Et Editus…Norimbergae….
Folio
Small folio in original marbled paper over boards with calf backstrip, some wear; two ms. ownership inscriptions inside front cover dated 1825 and 182[6?]; 13 maps with original outline color & shading; light toning, bit of wear & staining, but excellent overall for its type. $1500
$1,500


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The First Spanish, Navigational Atlas of the Gulf & Caribbean


Atlas. DIRECCION DE TRABAJOS HIDROGRAFICOS [Madrid, 1818]
Portulano De La America Setentrional….
Oblong quarto
Quarter modern red morocco & marbled paper over boards, title & device stamped in gold on spine. 121 charts. Very faint foxing on a few leaves, else an excellent, crisp copy.
$28,500


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A Beautifully Printed, Much Expanded Edition


Atlas/ Americas. BUCHON, J. A./ CAREY & LEA [Paris, 1825]
Atlas Geographique, Statistique, Historique Et Chronologique Des Deux Ameriques Et De Iles Adjacentes; Traduit De l'Atlas Execute En Amerique D'Apres Lesage, Avec De Nombreuses Corections Et Augmentations, Par J. A. Buchon . . . A Paris,... M.D CCC XXV.
Folio.
Bound in new marble-papered boards with calf back strip with gold-tooled black morocco label; 51 maps with original wash color, 2 plates; fine condition.
$10,500


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