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Publisher: LAURIE, R. & WHITTLE, J.
Title: A new and elegant general atlas, dedicated to Her Royal Highness Charlotte Augusta, Princess . . .
Published: London, 1810

Size: 13.2 x 10.4 inches.
33.5 x 26.5 cm.
Colouring: In very attractive original colours.
Condition:  Rubbed contemporary cloth with morocco spine. Maps with good impression and in good condition. Wide margins. A few maps with faint foxing or soiling. Overall a good and attractive example in attractive original colouring.
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With printed title "Laurie and Whittle new and accurate general atlas: chiefly intended for the use of schools, and convenience of gentlemen's libraries: also to accompany the various geographical grammars, dictionaries, &c. comprising all the new discoveries to the present times".
Unusual Atlas with 39 up-to-date copper engraved maps from the early 19th century. Some maps showing explorers tracks, dates, and annotations.
Eighth edition, 1811. With the engraved title dated 1810, frontispiece dated 1807, printed title, index of the maps, and text page of geographic definitions. Two maps are double page - the others single page.
The maps are:
1) Elementary Map
2) The World on Mercator's projection
3) The Old World or Eastern Hemisphere
4) The New World or Western Hemisphere
5) North Pole
6) South Pole
7) Europe
8) England and Wales
9) Scotland or North Britain
10) The Kingdom of Ireland
11) The Seven United Provinces
12) France
13) The Kingdoms of Spain and Portugal
14) Italy
15) Savoy and Piedmont with the Isle of Sardinia
16) The middle-part of Italy
17) A map of the Kingdom of the two Sicily's
18) The Island and Kingdom of Sicily
19) Switserland
20) The Empire of Germany
21) Circle of the Upper Rhine
22) Poland
23) Kingdom of Denmark
24) Sweden, Denmark and Norway
25) Russia in Europe
26) Turkey in Europe
27) Greece
28) Asia and its Islands
29) Turkey in Asia
30) The Empire of Persia
31) Hindoostan with the Island of Ceyland Maldivas &c
32) China
33) The Russian Empire in Asia
34) Africa
35) Egypt
36) North America and the West Indies
37) The United States of North America
38) The West India Islands
39) South America

Decorative and scarce atlas!

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