Philadelphia: M. Carey & Sons, 1820.
Half Leather. First American Edition. The First American Edition of A Complete Genealogical, Historical, Chronological, and Geographical Atlas, executed by Matthew Carey in 1820. Complete with all maps and charts of 71 double-page plates -- including the important maps of the “United States of America” by John Melish, a 2-page maps showing Texas as a separate country and most of the Louisiana Purchase as Missouri Territory The copy with a hand made buckram cover, stitched to hold it in place, which has on it the signature of Thos. Picton, and the stamp of one Joseph Malcomsom Lurgan. Several of the maps have some dampstain, including the Melish map of the United States. The color throughout is strong and attractive.
Very Good binding.