Atlas for Young Ladies & Gentlemen (1805)

Adams

The Young Lady's and Gentlemen's Atlas for Assisting Them in the Knowledge of Geography by John Adams

Published: 1805

Date: 1805

The Young Lady's and Gentlemen's Atlas for Assisting Them in the Knowledge of Geography by John Adams. Published by Darton and Harvey London 1805. 8vo, 19x12.5cms/7.5"x4.9", title + 41pp. Map size 22 by 18 cm. 25 hand coloured maps incl. double page hemispheres (with repair to verso), maps of Asia, Africa, North America, South America, India, Turkey in Europe, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, northern Russia, Russia in Europe, Scandinavia, Poland, Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg, France, Ireland, Scotland, map of Europe with a modern magic tape repair to centrefold, map of England and Wales torn in half, no loss, folding map of West Indies repaired, no loss, occasional signs of light waterstain and occasional pen marks to margins of the Scotland and Europe maps, otherwise good bright colouring on a scarce juvenile Atlas in original publishers quarter calf, paper boards, scuffed and worn to one corner, leather spine in need of attention, early ink inscription to upper cover and front paste down, inner front hinge exposed.

Illustrated
Hand-coloured maps

Condition
Good to VG

Binding
Hardback quarter calf

£255

Offered by Arthur Hook