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Lot 0248
Author: Johnson, A.J. & A.H. Colton
Title: Johnson's New Illustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas, with descriptions, geographical, statistical, and historical...
Place Published: New York
Publisher:Johnson & Browning
Date Published: 1861

With 61 hand-colored maps (24 are double-page including the Hemispheres), plus insets; 2 hand-colored plates showing the Mountains and Rivers of the world (double-page) and a time-table diagram (with duplicate); 6 hand-colored charts (on 3 pages); several wood-engraved vignettes (including six global diagrams hand-colored); plus an additional pictorial steel-engraved title page "American Atlas." (Folio) 46x37 cm (18x14½"), original dark green half-morocco and cloth.

Johnson's 1861 atlas, with many important maps, including a double-page New Military Map with inset plans of the Southern harbors. This map not listed on the contents leaf and perhaps a late addition in the year that the Civil War began. Also with a separate map of Texas and a good map of the Southwest showing Arizona south of New Mexico. With one additional


Chip at heel of spine, front board detached, rubbing and wear; leaves toned, a few tears; NY map with one leaf detached, long tear, and chipping to margin; some stains; maps about very good.

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Johnson's 1861 Family Atlas, Civil War era

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Oct 24