The Imperial Atlas. Blackie. ca.1865.

Blackie Imperial Atlas, ca.1865. Binding
Map of the United States by Blackie, ca.1865
Map of Aouth America by Blackie, ca.1865
Map of Australia by Blackie, ca.1865

Blackie, W.G: The Imperial Atlas; An extensive series of maps, embracing the most recent discoveries and the latest political divisions of territory in all parts of the world. Compiled and engraved from the most authentic sources. London. Blackie & Sons. nd but c.a.1865. Folio, 13 x 15 ins (approx 300mm x 390mm). Pp [29 with index], 124, lacks frontis. 100 full page and double page engraved world maps with hand colouring outline, very minor browning in some blank margins. Drawn and engraved by J. W. Lowry and others. Original half morocco gilt, slight rubbing, marbled end papers. A very unusual feature regarding this atlas is the number of islands shown eg. Celebes, Borneo, Philippine Islands, Windward Islands, Leeward Islands and others, each full page. Complete with all 100 maps, missing title page otherwise in very good condition. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign) if you would like to more about this item. 

Cat. No. 90040 £600