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Title Page: Atlas, Thompson's Alcedo. Arrowsmith, Aaron; Thompson, George Alexander; Alcedo, Antonio de, 1735-1812, 1819

Title Page: Atlas, Thompson's Alcedo. / Arrowsmith, Aaron; Thompson, George Alexander; Alcedo, Antonio de, 1735-1812 / 1819
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Full Title: (Title Page to) Atlas to Thompson's Alcedo; or dictionary of America & West Indies; collated with all the most recent authorities, and composed chiefly from scarce and original documents, for that work, by A. Arrowsmith, Hydrographer to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent. London: Printed by George Smeeton, Great Saint Martin's Lane, Charing Cross. 1819.

Author: Arrowsmith, Aaron; Thompson, George Alexander; Alcedo, Antonio de, 1735-1812

Date: 1819

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Author: Arrowsmith, Aaron; Thompson, George Alexander; Alcedo, Antonio de, 1735-1812

Date: 1819

Short Title: Title Page: Atlas, Thompson's Alcedo.

Publisher: London: George Smeeton

Type: Title Page

Object Height cm: 66

Object Width cm: 52

World Area: America

Full Title: (Title Page to) Atlas to Thompson's Alcedo; or dictionary of America & West Indies; collated with all the most recent authorities, and composed chiefly from scarce and original documents, for that work, by A. Arrowsmith, Hydrographer to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent. London: Printed by George Smeeton, Great Saint Martin's Lane, Charing Cross. 1819.

List No: 5699C

Series No: 3

Published In: Atlas to Thompson's Alcedo; or dictionary of America & West Indies; collated with all the most recent authorities, and composed chiefly from scarce and original documents, for that work, by A. Arrowsmith, Hydrographer to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent. London: Printed by George Smeeton, Great Saint Martin's Lane, Charing Cross. 1819.

Publication Author: Arrowsmith, Aaron; Thompson, George Alexander; Alcedo, Antonio de, 1735-1812

Publication Date: 1819

Publication Reference: Cf. Phillips, 1174 (1816-(1817) ed.); NMM, 292 (1816 ed.); Phillips. Maps of America, p. 112 (1816 ed.)

Publication Note: Atlas of 5 hand col., engraved, folded maps on 19 sheets. Issued to accompany: The Geographical and historical dictionary of America and the West Indies ... an entire translation of the Spanish work ... with large additions and compilations from modern voyages and travels, and from original and authentic information. By G.A. Thompson, Esq. London: Printed for James Carpenter, Old Bond Street ... 1812-1815 (5 vols.; see our 2626). Index to sheets inside front cover. Maps dated 1802-1819. David Rumsey Collection copy: rebound, quarter leather with marbled boards. Cover title (from original?): Atlas to Thompson's America and West Indies, 1819. From Thompson's advertisement: "in order to render these volumes as perfect as possible, the position of every place has been carefully revised, and corrected according to Mr. Arrowsmith's several maps of North America, of the United States, of the West India Islands, of Mexico, and of South America, the last of which has been recently constructed form original materials, which till lately remained inaccessible at Madrid and at Lisbon; whilst, at the same time, all the places not heretofore found in his maps have been inserted from the Dictionary, as it issued sheet by sheet from the press. The above maps of Mr. Arrowsmith ... will consequently be ready to be delivered at a somewhat reduced price to the subscribers to this book, about the time of the publication of the last volume, and will form a complete ATLAS to Alcedo, who had no means of improving and illustrating his dictionary by so important a supplement." There are 175 Subscribers listed - perhaps that is the number of atlases issued.

Publication List No: 5699.000

Publication Type: Regional Atlas

Publication Maps: 19

Publication Height cm: 67

Publication Width cm: 55

Image No: 5699C

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