The American Atlas. John J. Reid.
The American Atlas
The American Atlas

The American Atlas.

New York: Published by John Reid, 1796.

First Edition. 20 maps, without the plan of Washington, D.C, which appears in some copies. Folio (16-1/4 x 9-1/4 inches). Bound in contemporary calf backed boards, neatly rebacked in antique style. In brown cloth slipcase and chemise. Some minor wear, some browning, foxing to plates, but generally clean Evans 31078; Howes R170; Siebert Sale 215; Phillips Atlases 1216, 1366 (under Winterbotham, W.); Rumsey 845; Sabin 69016; Schwartz & Ehrenberg p. 215. Item #308667

The Reid atlas is the second strictly American Atlas, preceded only by the 1795 Mathew Carey General Atlas. It includes detailed engraved maps of North America, South America, and the United States; and maps of New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, and the West Indies.

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