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Publisher: ÅKERLAND, E
Title: Geographisk Hand-Atlas.
Published: A. Wiborgs förlag, Stockholm, ca. 1848

Size: 14.6 x 18.7 inches.
37.0 x 47.5 cm.
Colouring: In original o/l colours.
Condition:  Printed title + 24 maps (on 23 sheets) original hand coloured engravings. Contemporary half calf. marbled board. Very good condition.
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An very rare atlas. The maps have dates ranging from 1816 to 1848. Åkerland died in 1835 which means that some of the maps were updated after his death by others. The title leaf lists 18 maps under the heading "Innehåll" (Contents) and 5 maps under the heading "Supplement" (Supplement).
Because of continues updating, the maps sometimes have more than one date.
The contents and maps are:
+ Title
+ Karta öfver Jord-Globen 1848
+ Karta öfver Europa 1839,1847
+ Karta öfver Asien 1817, 1827, 1833
+ Karta öfver Africa 1818, 1828
+ Karta öfver America 1818, 1832
+ Karta öfver Australien eller Polynesien 1818, 1831
+ Karta öfver Sverige och Norrige 1840, 1847
+ Karta öfver Spanien och Portugal 1819, 1833
+ Karta öfver Frankrike 1819, 1831
+ Karta öfver Stora Britannien eller England, Scotland och Irland 1819, 1832
+ Karta öfver Tyskland 1819, 1826
+ Karta öfver Nederland 1820, 1832 / Karta öfver Danmark 1820, 1832
+ Karta öfver Preussiska riket 1820, 1833
+ Karta öfver Ryssland 1821, 1833
+ Karta öfver Österrike 1821, 1833
+ Karta öfver Helvetien 1820, 1833
+ Karta öfver Italien 1820, 1827
+ Karta öfver europeiska Turkiet och Mindre Asien 1821, 1824
+ Karta öfver södra delen af Sverige 1822, 1839
+ Karta öfver Södra America 1825
+ Karta öfver Norra America 1827
+ Karta öfver Europa 1839
+ Karta öfver Sverige och Norrige 1840.

Map N° 6 is a map of the continent of Australia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. This is an heavenly updated version of his map of 1818 and is now dated 1831.
Australia is labeled "Nya Holland eller Ulimaroa ". Many new names added in Australia, and form of New Zealand updated. Number 6 in upper right corner.

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