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Auction archive: Lot number 86

COLTON, ATLAS OF THE WORLD. 1856. 2 VOLS.

Estimate
US$4,000 - US$6,000
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 86

COLTON, ATLAS OF THE WORLD. 1856. 2 VOLS.

Estimate
US$4,000 - US$6,000
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Colton, George W. Colton's Atlas of the World, illustrating Physical and Political Geography. New York: J. H. Colton and Company; Baltimore: James Waters [in vol. 2, the London imprint of Trübner and Company is substituted for Waters], 1856 2 volumes, folio (18 1/2 x 15 7/8 in.; 469 x 404 mm). Engraved allegorical frontispieces, that in first vol. with title "Colton's American Atlas," 110 engraved map sheets (some double-sheets), almost all hand-colored; occasional light browning, a few scattered marginal tears including map of Texas. Publisher's morocco-backed blind-panelled brown cloth, front covers gilt with title and elaborate allegorical vignette, yellow-coated endpapers, marbled edges; extremities rather worn, endpapers stained.

Auction archive: Lot number 86
Auction:
Datum:
17 Jun 2011
Auction house:
Sotheby's
New York
Beschreibung:

Colton, George W. Colton's Atlas of the World, illustrating Physical and Political Geography. New York: J. H. Colton and Company; Baltimore: James Waters [in vol. 2, the London imprint of Trübner and Company is substituted for Waters], 1856 2 volumes, folio (18 1/2 x 15 7/8 in.; 469 x 404 mm). Engraved allegorical frontispieces, that in first vol. with title "Colton's American Atlas," 110 engraved map sheets (some double-sheets), almost all hand-colored; occasional light browning, a few scattered marginal tears including map of Texas. Publisher's morocco-backed blind-panelled brown cloth, front covers gilt with title and elaborate allegorical vignette, yellow-coated endpapers, marbled edges; extremities rather worn, endpapers stained.

Auction archive: Lot number 86
Auction:
Datum:
17 Jun 2011
Auction house:
Sotheby's
New York
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