Lot 612: School Atlas to Accompany Woodbridge's Rudiments of Geography

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:53

Lot 612: Author: Woodbridge, William C.; Title: School Atlas to Accompany Woodbridge's Rudiments of Geography; Place Published: Hartford, CT; Publisher: For Sale by Oliver D. Cooke & Co.; Date Published: [1821-23]; Description: Illustrated with 9 copper-engraved maps and charts (8 are hand-colored, including a double-page map of the United States). (8vo) 24x15.5 cm (12 ¼x9¾"), original printed wrappers.Map of North America shows Texas as being part of Mexico, New Mexico is lettered but not bordered and Oregon Territory extends into Canada. Maps are dated 1821, except the Isothermal Chart is dated 1823. Condition: Wear and soiling to wrappers, dampstain at bottom corner; foxing and dampstains throughout; good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $150-250
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