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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Sold for:    
736 Atlas Geographique, Statistique, Historique et Chronologique des Deux Ameriques et des Iles Adjacentes... Atlases
Jean Alexandre Buchon
1825
A
  $3,000.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Price Reduced by $500! French Edition of Carey & Lea's American Atlas

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This very attractive atlas is from the French edition of Carey & Lea's American Atlas. Included are 62 (of 63) maps and tables of North America, South America, the United States and the West Indies. The map of Chile is missing in this example. Each of the maps (52 total) is surrounded by text including economic, political, social and historical data. Of particular interest are the follo...
737 A New Universal Atlas; Comprising Separate Maps of All the Principal Empires, Kingdoms & States Throughout the World... Atlases
David H. Burr
1835
A
  $5,000.00
Closed
   
Burr's Complete First Edition Atlas

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This important and complete American atlas is from one of the country's earliest cartographers. Each copperplate map is finely engraved in original, full hand color. The atlas contains a total of 63 maps covering the world and continents with 35 maps relating to the Americas and 24 specific to the United States. Cartographically, the map of the United States shows the western frontier consistin...
738 A Comprehensive Atlas Geographical, Historical & Commercial Atlases
Thomas Gamaliel Bradford
1835
B+
  $900.00
Closed
   
First Edition of Bradford's World Atlas

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This is the first edition of one of the first American atlases to include extensive geographical descriptions to supplement the maps. This increasingly scarce atlas contains sections on the physical view of the world, North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and ancient history and geography. The maps of North America, the United States, and Mexico all show Mexico extending to the sou...
739 The Diamond Atlas. With Descriptions of All Countries: Exhibiting Their Actual and Comparative Extent, and Their Present Political Divisions... Atlases
Morse & Gaston
1857
B
  $250.00
Closed
   

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This is the very desirable edition of this small atlas that contains pre-Civil War American state and territory maps. It includes maps of all the Americas, with specific focus on the U.S. states and territories, several interesting thematic world maps showing data like animal distribution, religions and climate. The map of the territories of Washington and Oregon extends to the Continental Divid...
740 Colton's General Atlas, Containing One Hundred and Eighty Steel Plate Maps and Plans, on One Hundred and Nineteen Imperial Folio Sheets Atlases
G. W. & C.B. Colton
1868
B+
  $1,800.00
Closed
   
Colton's Impressive General Atlas

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Colton's massive General Atlas, is considered by many to be the pinnacle of American cartography in the latter part of the 19th Century. There are 82 single-page and 22 double-page maps, plans and charts in all, including many highly sought-after state and regional maps such as California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico and Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and B...
741 Handatlas uber alle Theile der Erde und uber das Weltgebaude Atlases
Adolph Stieler
1870
A
  $300.00
Closed
   

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This handsome and complete atlas contains 84 steel engraved maps in a beautiful combination of hand coloring and printed color with precise engraved lines characteristic of Stieler's fine work. Each map is a study in precision engraving, with exceptional detail and is attached with a binder's stub to allow each map to be opened flat. Of the maps, four are celestial (including a fabulous engravin...
742 [Russian Atlas in Cyrillic - Educational Geographic Atlas] Atlases
1878
B+
  $400.00
Closed
   

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This unusual Russian atlas, by A. Il'ina, contains 25 single-page and 10 double-page maps consisting of the world (6), Asia (3), Africa (2), Americas (6), and the balance focused on Europe/Russia (18). Of particular interest is a large double-page hemispheric map of the world with celestial charts in the top corners, several maps showing ocean currents, and a double-page geological map of Eurasia...
743 Watson's New and Complete Illustrated Atlas of the World. Indexed... Atlases
Gaylord Watson
1885
B
  $200.00
Closed
   

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Complete illustrated world atlas containing eighty-two maps and diagrams with several interesting comparative charts, flags and coats of arms from various nations, and a bird's-eye view of the Holy Land. This atlas uses a licensed edition of Cram's maps with sheets attached to the atlas with a backstrap (uncommon for this late date). Includes fine, double-page maps of Texas and California. Fill...
744 Berta and Elmer Hader's Picture Book of the States Atlases, United States
Harper Bros.
1932
B+
  $300.00
Closed
   

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This remarkable book is filled with pictorial maps of the forty-eight states and the District of Columbia (on 28 sheets) with a page of descriptive text keyed to the illustrations. Most of the maps show two states, but Texas, California, Michigan, Florida, Virginia, New York, Massachusetts, and Maine have their own page. Each map is fully illustrated in a fanciful and quaint style reminiscent of...
745 L'Universale Fabrica del Mondo, Overo Cosmografia dell' Ecc. Gio. Lorenzo d'Anania... Geography Books
Giovanni Lorenzo d' Anania
1596
B+
  $2,300.00
Closed
   

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This early geography book contains maps of the continents of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America. The maps were engraved by Girolamo Porro and published by Andrea Muschio in Venice. Of particular interest is the map of America which is derived from Giovanni Lorenzo d'Anania's 1582 map of the Americas and further based on the geography of Ortelius. Most notable is the characteristic bulge t...


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