The Cerographic Atlas of the United States.
Morse, Sidney & Breese, Samuel

New York: Sidney E. Morse & Co., 1843. Cover printed in letterpress; 16 total, printed back to back; black and white; maps included: Maine; Vermont and New Hampshire; Connecticut; New Jersey; New York; City of New York 1843; New York (city) and Vicinity; Florida (with inset) of West Part of Florida; Georgia; Alabama; Mississippi; Louisiana (showing part of the Texas border lands, Sabine City, Beaumont, Zavilla, Jasper, San Augustin, few others); Maryland and Delaware, with inset of District of Columbia; Virginia; Ohio; Iowa; maps sight at 14" x 11" approx; overall approx. 16 1/2" x 13" size; cerography was the process of engraving on a wax-covered metal plate for which a printing surface is prepared by electrotyping; the cover notes at bottom of copyright information: "Postage. - This number contains two sheets, and the postate is two cents any where within the State, or within 100 miles out of the State. Over 100 miles, and out of the State, three cents."; Since this copy does not have the title of Supplement to the New York Observer, we speculate that perhaps this group of maps may have also been marketed separately from the newspaper affiliation; original softcover printed wraps; printed on thin stock paper; some spotting and foxing, wear, to maps, covers more so; some chipping to edges, no loss to any maps' image; good condition. Good S (Item ID: 17770)


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