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    Colton's Atlas of the World. New York: J. H. Colton & Co., 1856. Early edition. Two volumes. Folio. Unpaginated. Hand-colored maps; volume I with 63 maps, volume II with 36 maps. Publisher's pictorial brown cloth decorated in gilt and blind, backed in brown morocco, spine decorated in gilt. Corners bumped and rubbed, joints starting, head and foot of spines chipped and worn with some losses, dampstaining, volume II with heavy wear to foot of spine, front joint weak but holding. Endpapers soiled and somewhat worn, unevenly toned. Edges marbled but faded. Volume I somewhat foxed and soiled, some offsetting, text pages toned, minor text block edgewear, some dampstaining to lower margins not affecting text or images. Volume II shaken, foxed, soiled and dampstained, gutters and hinges brittle, toned. Good to very good.

    Phillips, 816. From the A.D. Andrews Collection of Southern and Natural History


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