The London atlas of universal geography by John Arrowsmith (London:
John Arrowsmith, 1844)
Information on this publication from the David Rumsey
Historical Map Collection website.
Short Title: Ireland
Type: Atlas Map
Obj Height cm: 61
Obj Width cm: 48
Note: In outline color.
Reference: None found - see Streeter Texas 1373A, Wheat
451, Martin & Martin 32 for the Texas map.
Full Title: Ireland, By J. Arrowsmith. (Map) 7. London,
Pubd. 15 Feby. 1842, by J. Arrowsmith, 10 Soho Square.
List No: 4613.007
Series No: 10
Publication Author: Arrowsmith, John
Pub Date: 1844
Pub Title: The London Atlas of Universal Geography, Exhibiting
the Physical & Political Divisions of the Various Countries of the
World, Constructed from Original Materials. Is most respectfully dedicated
to his venerable Friend John Middleton Esqr. As a testimony of Gratitude
and Esteem, By his much Obliged & Humble Servant, John Arrowsmith,
F.R.G.S & R.A.S. 40 Soho Square, London. London, Pubd. by J. Arrowsmith,
10 Soho Square 1842.
Pub Reference: None found - see Streeter Texas 1373A,
Wheat 451, Martin & Martin 32 for the Texas map.
Pub Note: This atlas is remarkable for its understated
elegance and clarity. It is one of the first truly "modern"
atlases of the nineteenth century. This is the fifty sheet 1842 edition,
with fifteen maps added including the second state of the rare Map of
Texas (1843) and several maps dated 1844. This edition of this atlas is
unrecorded in Verner, Phillips, National Maritime Museum, and the British
Museum World. The fourteen other additional maps include interesting maps
of Africa, Asia, Australia, and the Caribbean. Bound with half-leather
brown boards with "The London Atlas, by J. Arrowsmith." embossed
on the cover.
Pub List No: 4613.000
Pub Type: World Atlas
Pub Maps: 65
Pub Height cm: 56
Pub Width cm: 38
Image No: 4613007
Institution: Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement: Copyright 2000