Atlas minimus, or A new set of pocket maps of the several empires, kingdoms and states of the known world : with historical extracts relative to each / drawn and engrav'd by J. Gibson from the best authorities ; revis'd, corrected and improv'd by Eman. Bowen, Geographer to His Majesty.
- Additional Title(s):
New set of pocket maps of the several empires, kingdoms and states of the known world
- London : Publish'd accorg. to Act of Parlt. Jany. 2d. 1758 & sold by J. Newbery at ye. Bible and Sun in St. Pauls Ch. Yard, 
- Physical Description:
- 1 atlas (, 52,  leaves) : illustrations, 52 maps ; 12 cm (32mo)
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsG1015 .G53 1758Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Maps & Atlas (printed)
- Scales differ.
- Includes index on leaf .
Place of publication appears at end of imprint.
First issue of first edition; cf. Roscoe, cited below.
Engraved throughout: front., title-page, preface, index, 52 maps, advertisement, blank leaf.
Engraved leaf at the end advertises a companion volume, The counties of England and Wales.
English short title catalogue, T163454
Roscoe, S. John Newbery and his successors, 1740-1814, J146A(1)
Osborne Collection of early children's books, 1566-1910, I:178
BAC G1015.G53 1758: Plates are hand-colored. Bound in contemporary calf. Autograph: Ann Berney(?).
- Subject Terms:
- Atlases -- Early works to 1800.Bomey, Ann -- Bookplate.
- Hand coloring.
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Gibson, J. (John), active 1750-1792, Atlas minimus, or A new set of pocket maps of the several empires, kingdoms and states of the known world , 
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