American School Atlas c.1820 Cummings & Hilliard complete w/ 8 world mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Old Books, School Books, Children's Atlas, Maps of the World, 19th Century Books].
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Published c. 1820, Boston by Cummings & Hilliard.
Contains eight double page or folding maps, all with original outline hand color. In a very rare original plain paper publisher/ binder wrapper.
Rare early American school atlas originally issued to accompany a school geography book but also likely intended to be sold alone if desired.
Original plain paper cover. Interior maps largely clean although all display light age offsetting. Item displays a pleasing age patina.
Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Book measures: 9" H X 7" W.
Phillips, Atlases, 275.
Tooley, Dictionary Map Makers, v. 1, p. 319.