Mitchell World Atlas 1865 rare complete w/ 56 hand colored mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Mitchell's New Reference Atlas for the Use of Colleges, Libraries, Families, and Counting Houses.
Published 1865, Philadelphia by E.H. Butler & Co.
Complete with 56 hand colored maps.
Period 1/2 leather binding, raised and stamped bands, gilt title lettering, marbled edges and end papers.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior maps display a uniform age patina, with light to moderate age spotting throughout. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
A scarce mid-19th century American atlas.
Book measures: 12 1/2" H X 10 1/2" W.