Unique Johnsons 1863 Family Atlas W 10 Early Ca 1800 Scarce American Maps Added For Sale

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Unique Johnsons 1863 Family Atlas. It has the usual hand colored U S and World maps listed in the Contents, and it has the unlisted Civil War map which appears in the 1863 atlas, but it also has bound in on tabs 10 Early (ca. 1800) and scarce American Maps which do make the atlas unique.

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Johnsons New Illustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas, with Physical Geograohy, Including the Geophysical, Statistical, and Historical, Including the Latest Federal Census, a Geophysical Index, an a Chronological History of the Civil War in America by Richard Swainson Fisher, MD. Maps Compiled, Drawn, and Engraved under the Supervision of J. H. Colton and A. J. Johnson, New York: Johnson and Browning, Successors to J. H. Colton and Company, 1863.

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Folio (Ca. 18 1/2 x 15 inches) bound in a solid 3/4 black leather and black cloth binding with gilt stamped spine and front cover. The binding shows edgewear and some fading of the front cover which may show in the photo.

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The atlas is complete with105 pages of text & 1 final page which advertises Johnsons Atlas. The contents also has all 99 maps listed and is complete, or rather more than complete. The Contents lists 99 maps (98 & 99 are actually inset on #97). This Atlas includes the unlisted and unnumbered map: the Johnson s Map of the Vicinity of Richmond and Peninsular Campaign in Virginia showing also the Interesting Locations Along the James, Chickahominy and York Rivers Compiled from the Official Maps of the War Department by Johnson and Ward. This unnumbered map is on a tab between Maps numbered 33 and 34 and was apparently done by the publishers.

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The maps are all printed on one side of a sheet only and are all hand colored.

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This atlas contains a great bonus: separately tipped in between text or blank pages are ten very early (circa 1800) maps and charts, each of which has been mounted on linen. These are not colored and have a brownish age tone to them and appear to be trimmed with no loss. The msasurements include the margins. Some maps appear to have previously been folded.

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The accumulated value of these maps probably equals or exceeds the value of the entire atlas. If the item does not sell as offered, these maps will probably be excised and sold separately. (Or even if sold together with the atlas for the advanced buyer to do.)

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1) Map of the District of Maine and Part of Masachusetts From the Latest Surveys by Osgood Carleton, Gridley Sc 11 1/2 x 8 1/2.

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2) Map of the States of New Hampshire and Vermont by J. Dennison, E G Gridley, Sc, 9 3/4 x 8 inches.

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3) Map of Massachusetts, from the Best Authorities by A. Adams, Gridley, Sc. 12 1/8 x 8 1/4.

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4) Rhode Island and Connecticut H. Harris. Published by Thomas and Andrews, Boston. 8 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches.

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5) State of New York Compiled from the Latest Survey. T. Wightman, Sc. 17 1/2 x 15 1/4 inches. Folded in the center. This is the only one that has the date on it which appears to be 1800 (but the swirling line could be 1806).

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6) Map of Northern Parts of United States of America by Abraham Bradley, Corrected by the Author, 16 x 9 1/4 inches.

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7) Map of the Southern Part of the United States by Abraham Bradley, Jun. Corrected by the Author. 8 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches.

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8) West Indies from the Best Authorities 7 5/8 x 12 3/8 Inches

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9) A Chart of the North West Coast of America Showing the Discoveries that Have Been lately Made in Those Parts, E. G. Gridley, Boston. 11 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches More a map than a chart.

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10) The Solar System 15 x 8 1/2 inches.

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(The photos are the front cover, United States, Texas, Florida, California and West, New York State, Missouri and Texas, Civil War map, Early maps: Northern Part of the US, Lower Part of the US, Florida and Caribbean.)

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These scarce maps probably double the usual value of the atlas. Look some of them up.

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Note: this item includes free shipping. This will save you at the minimum $3.00 (the usual minimum charge by other dealers), so by buying here, you are getting a discount that you can count on.

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