Atlas minimus illustratus : containing fifty-two pocket maps of the world / drawn and engraved by J. Gibson ; revised, corrected, and improved, by E. Bowen.

Author
Gibson, J. (John), active 1750-1792 [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : Printed for T. Carnan and F. Newbery, junior, at Number 65, in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1779.
Description
[111] p., [2], 52 leaves : 52 maps ; 12 cm.

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Notes
  • "To which are added, a description of the several empires, kingdoms, states, and provinces of the known world; their seas, harbours, rivers, and mountains : With a concise account of the air, soil, and climate of each; and the government, customs, religion, and manners of the inhabitants."
  • First published: Atlas minimus. London : J. Newbery, 1758; cf. Roscoe J146A(1).
  • Engravings: front., index, 52 maps.
  • Cotsen copy: Signatures of Henry Cox and Mitchell Cox dated July 10, 1825 on cover p. 2; inscribed on flyleaf: Harry Taylor from Anna Alma-Tadema.
Binding note
Pub. vellum and marbled boards.
References
  • Roscoe, S. Newbery (1973), J146A(5)
  • Fieler, F.B. McKell Coll., 97
OCLC
12950520
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