Complete, original hardbound 1874 edition of Mitchell's New General Atlas, Containing Maps of the Various Countries of the World, Plans of Cities, Etc. This atlas was published in Philadelphia by S. Augustus Mitchell and measures a generous 15½" x 13", with 186 pages. There are maps of states, territories, and cities of the U.
As well as maps of countries and regions of the world, along with an index and appendix. The full-page and double-page maps have a handsome, finely engraved grapevine border and are drawn in fine detail, with original hand coloring. Double-page city maps include Boston, Philadelphia, and New York, with Brooklyn, and there are single-page maps of Baltimore, Washington, New Orleans, Cincinnati, Chicago, St.There are double-page maps of the states of Texas, California, New York, and Pennsylvania, as well as the World, United States, Colorado-Wyoming-Dakota-Montana, Nebraska-Kansas, Ohio-Indiana, Michigan-Wisconsin, Arkansas-Mississippi-Louisiana, Mexico-Central America, and Georgia-Alabama, with insets of Atlanta and Savannah. There are a total of 103 maps and plans, including partial-page and insets, together with a reference table listing the post offices in the United States and Territories. The main emphasis is on the U. And Canada, but the coverage also includes Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and South America. The maps are in excellent condition, sound and clean, with no marks, rips, or tears. The cover boards show wear and scuffs, and the corners are bumped. The spine is worn and split, with a piece missing at the lower end. A previous owner has signed the front fly leaf, the hinges are cracked, and there is dampstain on the last two pages of text matter at the rear of the book. Overall, a pronounced contrast between the exterior and interior, with the map pages being in remarkably fine, tip-top shape. Please see the scans and feel free to ask any questions. This is an original , authentic antique atlas, not a reproduction or modern reprint, and it is fully guaranteed to be genuine. There were two editions of Mitchell's New General Atlas dated 1874 on the title page. This is the earlier edition, with 103 maps and plans, copyrighted.
The other 1874 edition has 112 maps and plans, and it is copyrighted. Mitchell's New General Atlas was a classic geographical reference in the late 19th century.
Taking over the Mitchell Company business after his father retired in 1860, S. Revised the existing Mitchell atlas and renamed it the New General Atlas. New editions were published yearly until 1887. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution.This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps". The seller is "new_world_maps" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.