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Index: Modern atlas. Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826, 1815

Index: Modern atlas. / Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826 / 1815
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Full Title: (Index to) 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.

Author: Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826

Date: 1815

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Author: Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826

Date: 1815

Short Title: Index: Modern atlas.

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

Type: Index Page

Object Height cm: 59

Object Width cm: 48

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.

Reference: P724; NMC 409.

World Area: World

Full Title: (Index to) 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.

List No: 0732C

Page No: VII

Series No: 3

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

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: See note field above.

Publication List No: 0732.000

Publication Type: World Atlas

Publication Maps: 61

Publication Height cm: 59

Publication Width cm: 48

Image No: 0732C

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