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Butler, Frederick: A MODERN ATLAS TO ACCOMPANY THE SYSTEM OF GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY COMBINED; undated, circa 1825. Wethersfield: Deming & Francis, Publishers. Includes a map of the United States. including an early reference to Fort San Francisco in California, plus maps of North America, the World, South America, Europe, the British Islands, Asia, Africa, and Palestine. Also includes two pages of text including statistics on population of the U.S. (Free White Citizens, Free Coloured Persons, and Slaves), height of mountains, length of rivers, value of principal exports, etc. Note: Atlas has been unbound and each page encapsulated except for the United States Map, which is matted and framed under glass in a wooden frame. Sight – 12" H x 18 3/8" W. Framed – 19 1/4" H x 25 1/4" W. En verso of the frame, there is a pouch to hold the remaining maps, which are all unframed. Map of the World: 10" H x 16 3/4" W. All other maps, sheet size 10 3/8" H x 9" W. CONDITION: Atlas has been disassembled and each map cleaned, deacidified, and individually encapsulated (not laminated). Statistical pages and covers also present and encapsulated. All pages and maps are believed, but not guaranteed, to be present. All with light toning (more severe on statistical pages than on maps). Holes in margins from previous binding, minor edge chipping. 1 1/4" tear to left margin of Map of United States, possible separation to fold line at right lower edge. US map not examined out of frame.