Atlas of Ancient Geography c.1820 Boston Hilliard Gray Worcester w/ 5 maps Morse engraved scarce

Published on Oct 25, 2019
[Atlas, School Atlas, American Publications, Roman Empire, Holy Land].

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Worcester’s Ancient Atlas, Comprising the Following Maps: Roman Empire, Italy, Greece, Asia Minor, and Palestine. Published c. 1820-5, Boston by Hilliard, Gray & Co. Engraved by H. Morse. 5 maps with hand color.

Scarce early American school atlas in the original printed publishers printed wrappers, complete with five engraved maps with original hand color.

Minor light surface age wear and toning as typical, toned, light small spotting, offsetting, etc., much better than typical for such thin ephemeral soft cover publications of this era.

Book measures c. 9 1/2″ x 12 1/4″. Single-page maps measure c. 9 1/2″ x 12″. The double-page map measures c. 19″ x 12″.


Tooley’s Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 2, p. 334.

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