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Auction: Printed Books, Maps & Documents
was auctioned on: 1 March 2017
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Estimate: £100 - £200
ca. US$123 - US$246
Price realised:  £460
ca. US$567
Lot number 26, Views: 475

Index of the Principal Places in the World, forming a Complete Reference to the Maps published under the Superintendence of The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Edward Stanford, circa 1860, printed title and index, seventy two (only) engraved maps, including one double page (Australia) by J & C Walker, all with contemporary outline colouring, later endpapers, later half calf, worn and frayed, folio, together with Black (Adam & Charles Black, publishers), Black's General Atlas: Comprehending Seventy-Two Maps..., Edinburgh, 1853, printed title and index, thirty-six (only) engraved maps with contemporary hand colouring, contents shaken and loose, all edges gilt, contemporary half morocco gilt, rubbed, worn and frayed, folio, with Stieler (Adolf), Adolf Stieler's Hand-Atlas..., 1875, double page title, sixty-seven double page engraved maps with contemporary outline colouring, a few maps detached, contemporary half diced calf, lacking spine, worn and frayed, folio, plus another six atlases similar, including examples by Bartholomew, Harmsworth, Bacon, Delamarche and 'The Times', various sizes and condition Sold as a collection of maps, not subject to return. (9)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Title: Printed Books, Maps & Documents
Date of the auction: 1 Mar 2017
Address: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Broadway Lane, South Cerney, Nr Cirencester
GL75UQ Gloucestershire
United Kingdom
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