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The Diamond Atlas: The Eastern Hemisphere by  Charles W Morse - 1857 - from Popeks Books, IOBA (SKU: 800339)

The Diamond Atlas: The Eastern Hemisphere

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The Diamond Atlas: The Eastern Hemisphere

by Morse, Charles W

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About This Item

New York: Samuel N. Gaston, 1857. This antique hardcover book is bound in tan leather boards, with a black leather spine label and gilt spine lettering. Some cover, edgewear; some chipping to top of spine; wear on spine where second label was removed; antique bookplate on front inner board; most inner pages clean and unmarked. Front upper hinge worn. "The Diamond Atlas : with descriptions of all countries : exhibiting their actual and comparative extent, and their present political divisions, founded on the most recent discoveries and rectifications," contains 31 maps of the Eastern Hemisphere. A large, colorful fold-out at the rear shows the traditional dress of various peoples of the regions described within. Foldout shows some damage, with bottom right panel almost loose, but the map is complete and intact. The book contains information about the economies, natural history and inhabitants of the regions depicted in the maps. 242 pages, including appendix; approx. 6.5"x7.5". . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated.

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Bookseller
Popeks Books, IOBA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
800339
Title
The Diamond Atlas: The Eastern Hemisphere
Author
Morse, Charles W
Illustrator
Illustrated
Format/binding
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Publisher
Samuel N. Gaston
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1857
Keywords
Atlas, Reference, Illustrated, Antiquarian, Maps, Orient, Asia, Diamond Atlas, Illustrated

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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
spine label
The paper or leather descriptive tag attached to the spine of the book, most commonly providing the title and author of the... [More]
chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or... [More]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
bookplate
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