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MILBERT, JACQUES GERARD. Itineraire Pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson et des Parties Laterales L'Amerique du Nord. Hand-colored lithographed folding map and 54 lithographed plates on India paper mounted to larger sheets (53 numbered, 1 unnumbered). Atlas only. Oblong folio, 19 1/2x12 1/2 inches, original morocco backed publisher's boards with lithographed title printed on upper cover, subtle wear; moderate to heavy foxing throughout, plate 26 bound out of order. Paris: Henry Gaugain, [1828-1829]
An attractive copy of Milbert's atlas of early American views in the original printed boards. The finely lithographed plates mainly depict scenes in New York State along the Hudson River but extend to include Niagara Falls and other atmospheric vistas in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia. The map of the northeastern United States incorporates a numbered list at either side, keying the location of each of the plates in the work to their respective site on the map.