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    A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas, (Philadelphia: H.C. Carey and I. Lea, 1823), 53 color maps and charts on double-sided plates, approximately 200 pages, brown cloth with leather spine, large folio (12" x 18"). A very rare, large format overview of the Western Hemisphere at that critical moment when most of today's American nations were just beginning to enjoy independence. Of particular interest are maps detailing the United States by state, territory, and region. Internally fine condition with normal browning, scattered soiling, and light foxing. The text's binding remains tight, however the covers have separated, and the spine is missing. Overall, very good condition.

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    February, 2006
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