Item #17773 The Cerographic Bible Atlas. Sidney Morse.

The Cerographic Bible Atlas.

New York: Sidney E. Morse & Co., 1844. Cover printed in letterpress, with a decorative border surround and inset woodcut view of the City of Jerusalem; 5 total, printed one side only, with outline color; maps included: General Map of the Countries Mentioned in the Bible; Map of the Journeyings of the Israelites in the Desert chiefly from the map of Robinson and Smith; Map of Palestine from the Latest Authorities chiefly from the map of Robinson and Smith; Plan of Jersusalem from the map of Robinson and Smith & Environs of Jerusalem from the map of Robinson and Smith; Map of the Travels of the Apostles chiefly from the map of Dr. Augs. Neander; maps sight at 14 1/2" x 12" approx; overall approx. 17 1/2" x 14" size; back cover with title "Morse's Cerographic Bible Atlas"; cerography was the process of engraving on a wax-covered metal plate for which a printing surface is prepared by electrotyping; previous owner name on front cover of Rev. W. Hunting; printed on medium stock paper, better than Morse's later atlas newspaper printings; original pale yellow paper softcover printed wraps; some spotting and foxing, wear, closed tears to some maps, covers more so; some chipping to edges; given that this was an ephemeral newspaper supplement, in good condition overall. Item #17773

Price: $650.00

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