World Atlas Ewing c.1850 Murray fine scarce complete w/ 29 hand color mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Ewing's New General Atlas: Containing Distinct Maps of all the Principal States and Kingdoms Throughout the World, by Hugh Murray.
Published c. 1850, Edinburgh by Oliver and Boyd.
Complete with 29 engraved maps with original hand color.
Period 1/2 leather binding, smooth spine expertly rebacked retaining most of the original gilt lettering, decorative gilt cover design featuring allegorical figures and hemispheres.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior maps clean and bright, largely free of age spotting or foxing. One map has come loose, easily re-attached if desired. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Book measures: 11 5/8" H X 9 1/2" W.