"Mitchell's New General Atlas, containing Maps of the Various Counties of the World, Plans of Cities, Etc…", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus
Period: 1870 (published)
Color: Hand Color
13 x 15.7 inches
33 x 39.9 cm
A partially broken atlas that is missing sixteen maps. Originally contained 95 maps on 67 sheets plus a full-page time table. This atlas is missing the following maps: Plan of Boston; Plan of the City of Philadelphia; Plan of the City of Baltimore; Plan of the City of Washington; Georgia and Alabama; Florida; Mobile; Utah and Nevada; Arizona and New Mexico; California; Northwestern America; Mexico; United States of Columbia, Venezuela, and Guiana; Ecuador and Peru; Argentine Confederation; and Austria, Italy, Turkey in Europe, and Greece. All maps feature Mitchell's decorative grapevine style border and fine hand coloring. Original binding quarter calf over embossed cloth.
Binding cracked at front and covers are very worn. Index sheet loose at front. A few maps have a stain, other are very good. Remaining maps are tight in signatures.