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Southern Africa. Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826, 1809

Southern Africa. / Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826 / 1809
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Full Title: Southern Africa. Drawn under the direction of Mr. Pinkerton by L. Hebert. Neele sculpt. 352 Strand. London: published July 4th, 1809, by Cadell & Davies, Strand & Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, Paternoster Row.

Author: Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826

Date: 1809

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Author: Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826

Date: 1809

Short Title: Southern Africa.

Publisher: London: Cadell and Davies; London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 52

Object Width cm: 71

Scale 1: 6,500,000

Note: Engraved map. Full hand col. Relief shown by hachures. Includes Madagascar and Comoro Islands. "Pinkerton's modern atlas."

Reference: Tooley, Printed maps of southern Africa and its parts, 230; P724; NMC 409.

World Area: Africa

Full Title: Southern Africa. Drawn under the direction of Mr. Pinkerton by L. Hebert. Neele sculpt. 352 Strand. London: published July 4th, 1809, by Cadell & Davies, Strand & Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, Paternoster Row.

List No: 0732.061

Page No: 59

Series No: 64

Engraver or Printer: Neele, Samuel John, 1758-1824 ; Hebert, L.

Published In: A modern atlas, from the latest and best authorities, exhibiting the various divisions of the world, with its chief empires, kingdoms and states, in sixty maps, carefully reduced from the largest and most authentic sources. Directed and superintended by John Pinkerton, author of Modern geography, &c. London: Printed by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street; for T. Cadell and W. Davies, Strand; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, And Brown, Paternoster Row. 1815.

Publication Author: Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826

Publication Date: 1815

Publication Reference: P724; NMC 409.

Publication Note: A superb copy. One of the best English Atlases of the period, similar to Thomson's General Atlas of 1817. See the Philadelphia edition of 1818. Maps are hand painted in full color and bound in new half leather beige cloth covered boards with "Pinkerton Atlas" stamped in gilt on a black spine label.

Publication List No: 0732.000

Publication Type: World Atlas

Publication Maps: 61

Publication Height cm: 59

Publication Width cm: 48

Image No: 0732061

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