World Atlas 1863 (1863)


Wyld's Atlas of Modern Geography 1863

Published: 1863

Date: 1863

An Atlas of Modern Geography compiled and drawn from the latest observations by James Wyld, published by Wyld, London 1863. In stiff cloth-covered boards with blind-stamped decorations, size 23 by 15.5 cm. With 26 double-page maps, some opening to a larger size and all with no text to the reverse. Includes a 48-page index. Maps hand-coloured. The atlas is unusual in that it includes detailed maps of east and west Australia, the former termed "The Gold Regions" . Spine restored and small tears to some folds by the hinges repaired with archival quality clear tape to reverse. Owner's name in ink (dated 1866) to front endpaper. Good condition.


Good to VG

Stiff cloth-covered boards


Offered by Arthur Hook