CAREY, HENRY CHARLES. 1793-1879, & ISAAC LEA. 1792-1886.  A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas, being a Guide to the History of North and South America, and the West Indies.... Philadelphia: H.C. Carey and I. Lea, 1823.<BR />
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CAREY, HENRY CHARLES. 1793-1879, & ISAAC LEA. 1792-1886. A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas, being a Guide to the History of North and South America, and the West Indies.... Philadelphia: H.C. Carey and I. Lea, 1823.
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CAREY, HENRY CHARLES. 1793-1879, & ISAAC LEA. 1792-1886.  A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas, being a Guide to the History of North and South America, and the West Indies.... Philadelphia: H.C. Carey and I. Lea, 1823.<BR />
CAREY, HENRY CHARLES. 1793-1879, & ISAAC LEA. 1792-1886.
A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas, being a Guide to the History of North and South America, and the West Indies.... Philadelphia: H.C. Carey and I. Lea, 1823.
Folio (434 x 282 mm). Letterpress title, advertisement, and contents leaf. 46 hand-colored engraved double-page maps, each with borders of letterpress descriptive text, several hand-colored engraved tables, engraved table of comparative heights of world mountains. Period half morocco, gilt spine titles. Endpapers creased and soiled, browning to United States map, light offsetting to a few others, tear to Louisiana map at centerfold, upper cover starting, leather rubbed and boards scuffed.
Provenance: Maud Dent (ownership signature penciled to title); Hill Library, Saint Paul (perforated stamp at foot of title page, inkstamp to verso of final map).

Second edition, following that of the previous year. Includes 29 U.S. state and territory maps, as well as maps of Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, and Chili, among others. Howes C133; Phillips 4464; Sabin 15055 (1825 ed).
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