ATLAS GÉOGRAPHIQUE, STATISTIQUE HISTORIQUE ET CHRONOLOGIQUE DES DEUX AMÉRIQUES ET DES ÎLES ADJACENTES; TRADUIT DE L’ATLAS EXÉCUTÉ EN AMÉRIQUE D’APRÈS LESAGE PAR J.A. BUCHON

(Paris: J. Carez, Verdière and Bossange, 1825).

FIRST EDITION OF THIS IMPORTANT ATLAS ILLUSTRATING THE COUNTRIES OF THE TWO AMERICAS WITH ALL MAPS COLOURED BY HAND. The atlas is Buchon’s version of the important Carey and Lea American Atlas issued in Philadelphia in 1822 and then in expanded versions in 1823 and 1825. The text which accompanies the maps is explanatory of the subject matter pictured. The atlas is known for its remarkable precision and was a fundamental source for information about the New World at the beginning of the 19th century, and particularly about the United States. This is also a copy printed on the more desirable and rare best paper used by the publisher.
The greatest number of maps related to the United States and its territories and additional maps are included relating to the Caribbean and Latin America. Item #24053

First Edition of this important atlas of the American continents. A copy printed on thick paper, and the most rare of the issues. Beautifully illustrated with 63 double-page plates coloured by hand including 51 maps. Grand Folio (560 x 385 mm.), bound in handsome contemporary half-morocco. A fine copy in a very pleasing state of preservation.

Price: $9,750.00