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atlas for the blind 1837

Beautiful atlas for the blind from 1837 with no ink and all of the text and maps embossed into the page.

The Atlas of the United States Printed for the Use of the Blind was published in 1837 for children at the New England Institute for the Education of the Blind in Boston. Without a drop of ink in the book, the text and maps in this extraordinary atlas were embossed heavy paper with letters, lines, and symbols.

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