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Author
[GENERAL]
Title
An Accompaniement to Mitchell's Map of the World, on Mercator's Projection: Contained an Index to the Various Countries, Cities, Towns, Islands, &c., Represented on the Map, and so Connected Therewith, That the Position of Any Place Exhibited on it..
Published
Philadelphia: R. L. Barnes, 1841.
Description
4to. pp. 572. Period half-leather binding with marbled boards, title in gilt to spine, flat gilt bands to spine. Boards lightly rubbed. Fascinating, well-preserved mid 19th century world geography companion. Includes large, hand coloured folding sheet containing all of the world's national flags as they appeared in 1840. Many countries had more than one flag represented. Some flags for 'Merchantman' and one for 'Man of War'. Approx 97 flags depicted.

Coloured plate:

1. The Flags of the Principal Nations of the World.
Hand coloured plates
1
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Category
General, World
Value
$0-5,000
Stock ID
944