Jedidiah Morse American Geography Amos Doolittle maps 1814 rare Gazetteer AtlasBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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A Compendious and Complete System of Modern Geography, or a View of the Present State of the World. Illustrated by a Representation of the Solar System, and Six Maps of the Principal Divisions of the Globe, by Jedidiah Morse, D.D. A.A. & S.H. & S.A. Soc.
1814, Boston, Thomas and Andrews.
pp. 670. Complete with six maps and one celestial chart diagram.
Period full mottled calf leather binding. Smooth spine gilt ruled into compartments with contrasting morocco gilt title label.
With several maps engraved by Amos Doolittle (each is identified within the video).
Binding remains tight and sturdy, small chipping at spine ends, leather remains supple. Text block sound, paper often well toned as typical for books of this era, maps remain mostly clean with light to moderate toning or scattered foxing.
Book measures: 9" H X 5 3/4" W.