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Auction archive: Lot number 344

Colton's Atlas of the World, Illustrating Physical and Political Geography...

Estimate
US$600 - US$900
Price realised:
US$660
Auction archive: Lot number 344

Colton's Atlas of the World, Illustrating Physical and Political Geography...

Estimate
US$600 - US$900
Price realised:
US$660
Beschreibung:

Title: Colton's Atlas of the World, Illustrating Physical and Political Geography... Author: Colton, George W. Place: New York Publisher: J.H. Colton & Co Date: 1856 Description: Vol. II only. With 40 (of 42) hand-colored maps and charts (3 are double-page), plus insets, and 6 plates containing 15 maps that are not colored (including plans for London and Paris), all on 43 map-sheets; steel-engraved frontispiece. (Folio) 18½x16, original quarter morocco & cloth, front cover lettered in gilt with large gilt pictorial vignette, spine lettered in gilt, marbled page edges. Volume II only of Colton's World Atlas, with maps outside of the Americas, covering European countries, Australia, Arabia, Asia, Islands of the Pacific Ocean and a chart showing the mountains and rivers of the world. Lacking Maps 18 & 19 (Italy North and Italy South) and accompanying text leaves. Lot Amendments Condition: Scuffing to joints & extremities; a little foxing to endpapers and flyeaves, quite clean, near fine to fine except for the two missing maps of Italy. Item number: 192970

Auction archive: Lot number 344
Auction:
Datum:
24 Jul 2008
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
pba@pbagalleries.com
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

Title: Colton's Atlas of the World, Illustrating Physical and Political Geography... Author: Colton, George W. Place: New York Publisher: J.H. Colton & Co Date: 1856 Description: Vol. II only. With 40 (of 42) hand-colored maps and charts (3 are double-page), plus insets, and 6 plates containing 15 maps that are not colored (including plans for London and Paris), all on 43 map-sheets; steel-engraved frontispiece. (Folio) 18½x16, original quarter morocco & cloth, front cover lettered in gilt with large gilt pictorial vignette, spine lettered in gilt, marbled page edges. Volume II only of Colton's World Atlas, with maps outside of the Americas, covering European countries, Australia, Arabia, Asia, Islands of the Pacific Ocean and a chart showing the mountains and rivers of the world. Lacking Maps 18 & 19 (Italy North and Italy South) and accompanying text leaves. Lot Amendments Condition: Scuffing to joints & extremities; a little foxing to endpapers and flyeaves, quite clean, near fine to fine except for the two missing maps of Italy. Item number: 192970

Auction archive: Lot number 344
Auction:
Datum:
24 Jul 2008
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
pba@pbagalleries.com
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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