Antique Map Auction Sale No. 110 - closed 3/2/2005
A complete world atlas with large steel engraved and hand colored maps. Contains approximately 55 maps, including 13 double-page and 5 world maps. With a fabulous map of Mexico that includes the Southwest with Texas is shown with either Independent or larger borders. Plus a great map of New Zealand and one of New South Wales. Other full-page plates include thematic engravings showing Mountains and Rivers and another showing Humbolt's Distribution of Plants. Many original tissue guards are still in place. Contains title page, list of maps, introduction & statistics (12 pp.), maps, index (58 pp.), folio. Hardbound in 19th century half roan with leather tips and titling in gilt.