Lowry’s Table Atlas constructed and engraved from from the most recent Authorities by J W Lowry, published by Chapman and Hall, London 1852. In a half leather binding, size 32 by 25 cm. Contains 100 maps, many double page and all without text to the reverse. There are two double page world maps, 37 maps of Europe, 19 maps of Asia (including 8 maps of India), 8 maps of Australia and New Zealand, 2 of Polynesia, 12 of Africa, one of the Arctic and 16 of the Americas. These include 6 of the United States. Some hand colouring, mainly of frontiers and borders. Much of the interior of Africa appears as uncharted. The mapping of America, India , Australia and New Zealand is particularly detailed. With a 27 page index. Occasional foxing mainly to endpapers and the reverse of the maps. A signature, possibly that of the original owner, in ink to the front endpapers, and in the same hand a list some of the towns of Asia has been written to the reverse of one of the maps of India. Rebacked with a new spine which has a gold-stamped title. Good condition.
Binding Half leather binding