A modern atlas by John Pinkerton (London: Cadell and Davies; London:
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815)
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Rumsey Historical Map Collection website.
Short Title: British Isles.
Publisher: London: Cadell and Davies; London: Longman,
Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown
Type: Atlas Map
Obj Height cm: 71
Obj Width cm: 52
Note: Engraved map. Full hand col. Relief shown by hachures.
"Pinkerton's modern atlas."
Reference: P724; NMC 409.
Country: England ; Ireland
Full Title: British Isles. (with inset map) Shetland
Islands. Neele sc. 352 Strand London: published Novr. 15th. 1812, by Cadell
& Davies, Strand, & Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, Paternoster
List No: 0732.006
Page No: 6
Series No: 9
Engraver or Printer: Neele, Samuel John, 1758-1824
Publication Author: Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826
Pub Date: 1815
Pub Title: A modern atlas, from the latest and best authorities,
exhibiting the various divisions of the world, with its chief empires,
kingdoms and states, in sixty maps, carefully reduced from the largest
and most authentic sources. Directed and superintended by John Pinkerton,
author of Modern geography, &c. London: Printed by T. Bensley, Bolt
Court, Fleet Street; for T. Cadell and W. Davies, Strand; and Longman,
Hurst, Rees, Orme, And Brown, Paternoster Row. 1815.
Pub Reference: P724; NMC 409.
Pub Note: A superb copy. One of the best English Atlases
of the period, similar to Thomson's General Atlas of 1817. See the Philadelphia
edition of 1818. Maps are hand painted in full color and bound in new
half leather beige cloth covered boards with "Pinkerton Atlas"
stamped in gilt on a black spine label.
Pub List No: 0732.000
Pub Type: World Atlas
Pub Maps: 61
Pub Height cm: 59
Pub Width cm: 48
Image No: 0732006
Institution: Rumsey Collection
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