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LAVOISNE, C. V.
Lavoisne's complete genealogical, historical, chronological, and geographical atlas; being a general guide to history, both ancient and modern, exhibiting an accurate account of the origin, descent, and marriages of all the royal families, from the beginning of the world to the opening of the British Parliament ... Feb. 5,1822; ... According to the plan of Le Sage, greatly improved. The third edition, with additions, now containing forty-two historical maps, and twenty-six geographical maps. The whole forming a complete system of history and geography.
London: printed and published by J. Barfield, printer to the King's Excellent Majesty, 1822.
[6], 8 p., [69] pl. (maps, tables) ; 49.8 cm. (2º)

Though termed an atlas, this work, first published in 1807 chiefly consists of genealogical tables and time-charts rather than maps. Includes the title-page of the edition of 1814 reading ' ... New Edition, enlarged ... by C. Gros, ... and J. Aspin, ...'; also the contents page and the dedication to Princess Charlotte of Wales. Errata at foot of p. 8. The hand-coloured plates are numbered 1-64, with additional plates 3*, 4* and an additional plate numbered 31; there is also an unnumbered letterpress appendix leaf for plates 15--16 and one for plate 47.

Copy Notes Subscription with J. Barfield commenced with a payment of 8 guineas, 31 March 1810 (Archive 7A/15/43), and was completed by a payment of 1 guinea, 6 June 1823 for 'the 4 additional maps, title-page and table of contents in completion of the Atlas'. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.11; also, on 9 June 1823: Archive 7/C/25/2.)

Binding C19th half red morocco, marbled-paper boards, black morocco label on upper cover.

Reference Number 372


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