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Smith's Atlas. London, 1820

Opening price: $250

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CLASSICAL ATLAS Containing Distinct Maps of the Countries described in Ancient History Both Sacred and Profane. Classic Atlas by the cartographer Charles Smith of London. Published by C. Smith Mapseller extraordinary To His Majesty London 1820.

Geographical atlas containing 14 color maps, 8 of them double page spreads. The maps depict a wide variety of regions including Europe, Asia and Africa, and also maps of specific countries like Greece, Italy and Egypt. Alongside the locations of cities, rivers, mountains and other geographical features, the maps contain information about ancient trade routes and political borders. One of the first atlases published for scholars of ancient history. Printed on thick, high quality paper.

22 [22] p. 41 cm. Detached cover reinforced with adhesive paper on the inside. Other than that, good condition.

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199. Smith's Atlas. London, 1820