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Auction 184, Lot 54

Subject: Celestial

Burritt, Elijah H.

Atlas Designed to Illustrate Burritt's Geography of the Heavens, Comprising the Following Maps or Plates, 1856

Size: 14 x 16.4 inches (35.6 x 41.7 cm)
Estimate: $400 - $475
Unsold
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 169

Subject: United States, Geology

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Reconnoissance Map of the United States Showing the Distribution of the Geologic System So Far as Known... [in] Fourteenth Annual Report of the Director of the Untied States Geological Survey..., 1893

Size: 28.2 x 17.5 inches (71.6 x 44.5 cm)
Estimate: $300 - $375
Sold for: $150
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 234

Subject: Western United States

Fremont/Preuss

Map of an Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 and to Oregon & North California in the Years 1843-44 [with] A Report of the Exploring Expedition to Oregon and North California..., 1845

Size: 50.8 x 30.6 inches (129 x 77.7 cm)
Estimate: $600 - $750
Fremont's Large Map of the American West from his Second Expedition
Sold for: $700
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 236

Subject: Western United States

Fremont/Preuss

Map of Oregon and Upper California from the Surveys of John Charles Fremont and Other Authorities [with report] Geographical Memoir upon Upper California..., 1848

Size: 26.5 x 33.1 inches (67.3 x 84.1 cm)
Estimate: $1,400 - $1,700
Fremont's Map of the American West with Report
Sold for: $1,500
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 243

Subject: Southwestern United States

Ives, Joseph C. (Lt.)

[4 Maps with Report] [2 Examples Each of] Map No. 1 [and] Map No. 2 Rio Colorado of the West explored by 1st Lieut. Joseph C. Ives [bound in] Report upon the Colorado River of the West, Explored 1857 and 1858…, 1861

Size: 34.6 x 14.7 inches (87.9 x 37.3 cm)
Estimate: $700 - $850
Includes Two Examples of Each Map
Sold for: $500
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 331

Subject: Oklahoma

U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs

[5 Maps in Report] Annual Reports of the Department of the Interior for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1899. Indian Affairs. Part II, 1899

Size: 5.9 x 9.3 inches (15 x 23.6 cm)
Estimate: $160 - $190
Sold for: $275
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 356

Subject: Yellowstone, Wyoming, Geology

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Atlas to Accompany Monograph XXXII on the Geology of the Yellowstone National Park, 1904

Size: 18.9 x 22 inches (48 x 55.9 cm)
Estimate: $600 - $750
Unsold
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 370

Subject: Southwestern United States & Mexico, Atlas

[2 Volumes] Boundary Between the United States and Mexico, as Surveyed and Marked by the International Boundary Commission... [and] Linea Divisoria Entre Mexico y los Estados Unidos..., 1898

Size: 22 x 29 inches (55.9 x 73.7 cm)
Estimate: $2,400 - $3,000
Mammoth Atlas Volumes from the Mexican Boundary Resurvey
Sold for: $1,600
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 486

Subject: France, Atlas

Levasseur, Victor

Atlas National Illustre des 86 Departements et des Possessions de la France Divise par Arrondissements, Cantons et Communes..., 1856

Size: 14.3 x 21 inches (36.3 x 53.3 cm)
Estimate: $700 - $850
Sold for: $500
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 786

Subject: Document - Lewis & Clark

[Lewis & Clark] “Lewis's Map of the Parts of North-America Which Lie Between the 35th and 51st Degrees of North Latitude, from the Missisippi and the Upper Lakes to the North Pacific Ocean [in] The Medical Repository..., 1806

Size: 5.4 x 8.9 inches (13.7 x 22.6 cm)
Estimate: $400 - $475
Description of Original Lewis & Clark Map and Early Report of Expedition
Sold for: $200
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 787

Subject: Document - Sibley & Jefferson

[Louisiana Territory] Louisiana. An Account of the Red River and Country Adjacent [in] The American Register..., 1809

Size: 6 x 9.2 inches (15.2 x 23.4 cm)
Estimate: $180 - $220
Early Accounts of Louisiana by Sibley and Jefferson
Sold for: $120
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 788

Subject: Document - Religious Liberty

"Religious Liberty" [in] Niles' Weekly Register, May 29, 1819, 1819

Size: 6.4 x 9.6 inches (16.3 x 24.4 cm)
Estimate: $250 - $325
Brackenridge’s Famous Speech on Religious Liberty and the “Jew Bill”
Sold for: $150
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 789

Subject: Atlases

Laporte, Joseph de

Atlas Moderne Portatif, Compose de Vingt-Huit Cartes sur Toutes les Parties du Globe Terrestre..., 1780

Size: 5.1 x 7.8 inches (13 x 19.8 cm)
Estimate: $1,500 - $1,800
Complete Example with Contemporary Outline Color
Sold for: $1,100
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 790

Subject: Atlases

Lavoisne/Aspin

A Complete Genealogical, Historical, Chronological, and Geographical Atlas…, 1820

Size: 12.3 x 17.8 inches (31.2 x 45.2 cm)
Estimate: $1,600 - $1,900
Includes Melish's Popular Map of the United States
Unsold
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 791

Subject: Atlases

Carey & Lea

A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas, Being a Guide to the History of North and South America, and the West Indies..., 1827

Size: 12.6 x 18.1 inches (32 x 46 cm)
Estimate: $5,500 - $6,500
Complete Example of Carey & Lea's Atlas
Sold for: $6,000
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 792

Subject: Atlases

Finley, Anthony

A New General Atlas, Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, Representing the Grand Divisions of the Globe, Together with the Several Empires, Kingdoms and States in the World..., 1832

Size: 11.3 x 14.1 inches (28.7 x 35.8 cm)
Estimate: $4,750 - $6,000
An Early and Important American Atlas - Complete
Sold for: $3,500
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 793

Subject: Atlases

Tanner, Henry Schenck

A New American Atlas, Containing a Series of Maps of the Various Countries of North and South America, West Indies, &c..., 1837

Size: 13 x 16.3 inches (33 x 41.4 cm)
Estimate: $3,750 - $4,500
Uncommon American Edition of Tanner's Atlas
Sold for: $3,250
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 794

Subject: Atlases

Greenleaf, Jeremiah

A New Universal Atlas; Comprising Separate Maps of All the Principal Empires, Kingdoms & States Throughout the World: and Forming a Distinct Atlas of the United States..., 1843

Size: 12.4 x 14.7 inches (31.5 x 37.3 cm)
Estimate: $5,000 - $6,000
Greenleaf's Atlas with Important Maps of Texas, Iowa & Wisconsin
Sold for: $3,750
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 795

Subject: Atlases

Morse & Breese

Morse's North American Atlas. Containing the Following Beautifully Colored Maps..., 1845

Size: 14.9 x 18.1 inches (37.8 x 46 cm)
Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000
One of the First Cerographic Atlases
Unsold
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 796

Subject: Atlases

Cowperthwait, Desilver & Butler

A New Universal Atlas Containing Maps of the Various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics of the World..., 1855

Size: 14 x 17.5 inches (35.6 x 44.5 cm)
Estimate: $2,750 - $3,500
Cowperthwait's Desirable Atlas Emphasizing the American Continent
Sold for: $2,000
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 797

Subject: Atlases

Chambers, William & Robert

Chambers's Parlour Atlas with Descriptive Introduction and Copious Consulting Index, 1856

Size: 7 x 10.4 inches (17.8 x 26.4 cm)
Estimate: $475 - $600
Unsold
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 798

Subject: Atlases, Geology

Johnston, Alexander K.

The Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena, 1856

Size: 15.5 x 22.5 inches (39.4 x 57.2 cm)
Estimate: $1,600 - $1,900
Stunning Thematic Atlas with 35 Large Maps
Sold for: $1,500
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 799

Subject: Atlases

Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Mitchell's New General Atlas, Containing Maps of the Various Countries of the World, Plans of Cities, Etc..., 1864

Size: 12.8 x 15.8 inches (32.5 x 40.1 cm)
Estimate: $1,100 - $1,400
Sold for: $1,000
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 800

Subject: Atlases

Schonberg & Co.

Schonberg's Standard Atlas of the World, 1864

Size: 12 x 14.8 inches (30.5 x 37.6 cm)
Estimate: $1,800 - $2,200
Uncommon Civil War Period Atlas
Unsold
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 801

Subject: Atlases

Taintor & Merrill

The American Household and Commercial Atlas of the World..., 1874

Size: 17.6 x 22.3 inches (44.7 x 56.6 cm)
Estimate: $1,600 - $1,900
Scarce, Large-Format Atlas with an Emphasis on the United States
Sold for: $950
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 802

Subject: Atlases

Stieler, Adolph

Handatlas uber und Theile der Erde uber das Weltgebaude, 1876

Size: 11 x 15.8 inches (27.9 x 40.1 cm)
Estimate: $400 - $475
Sold for: $225
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 803

Subject: Atlases

Arbuckle Bros. Coffee Co.

Arbuckles' Illustrated Atlas of the United States of America, 1889

Size: 11.3 x 7 inches (28.7 x 17.8 cm)
Estimate: $400 - $475
Sold for: $425
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 804

Subject: School Atlas

Huntington, Eleazor

The Common School Atlas, Drawn and Engraved on Steel, to Illustrate and Accompany the Introduction to Modern Geography, 1838

Size: 8.1 x 10.1 inches (20.6 x 25.7 cm)
Estimate: $550 - $700
Unsold
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 807

Subject: Geography Books

Colton, Joseph Hutchins

J.H. Colton's American School Quarto Geography, Comprising the Several Departments of Mathematical, Physical, and Civil Geography..., 1865

Size: 11.8 x 13.9 inches (30 x 35.3 cm)
Estimate: $200 - $230
Unsold
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 808

Subject: Exploration & Surveys

Anson, George

A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV...., 1748

Size: 7.9 x 9.9 inches (20.1 x 25.1 cm)
Estimate: $1,500 - $1,800
First Edition of Anson's Voyage
Sold for: $950
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 809

Subject: Exploration & Surveys, Pacific Railroads

U.S. Railroad Surveys

Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean ... Volume V, 1856

Size: 9.3 x 11.9 inches (23.6 x 30.2 cm)
Estimate: $350 - $425
Sold for: $500
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 810

Subject: Exploration & Surveys, Pacific Railroads

U.S. Railroad Surveys

Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean ... Volume VII, 1857

Size: 9.2 x 11.9 inches (23.4 x 30.2 cm)
Estimate: $400 - $475
Sold for: $300
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 811

Subject: Exploration & Surveys

General Land Office

[9 Maps in Report] Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, 1860

Size: 6 x 9.1 inches (15.2 x 23.1 cm)
Estimate: $200 - $250
Sold for: $325
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 812

Subject: Miscellaneous Books

Le Spectacle de la Nature, ou Entretiens sur les Particularites de l'Histoire Naturelle ... Tome Quatrieme , 1755

Size: 4 x 6.8 inches (10.2 x 17.3 cm)
Estimate: $550 - $700
Unsold
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 813

Subject: Miscellaneous Books

Beadle, D. W.

The American Lawyer, and Business-Man's Form-Book; Containing Forms and Instructions..., 1851

Size: 5.1 x 7.8 inches (13 x 19.8 cm)
Estimate: $110 - $140
First Edition
Sold for: $80
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 814

Subject: References

Phillips/LeGear

[8 Volumes] A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress..., 1909-74

Size: 7.3 x 10.1 inches (18.5 x 25.7 cm)
Estimate: $450 - $600
Sold for: $325
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 816

Subject: References, Facsimile Atlas

Ortelius, Abraham

[Facsimile] Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1964

Size: 11 x 16.1 inches (27.9 x 40.9 cm)
Estimate: $300 - $375
Sold for: $300
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 817

Subject: References, Facsimile Atlas

Waghenaer, Lucas Jansz

[Facsimile] Thresoor der Zeevaert , 1965

Size: 12 x 10.3 inches (30.5 x 26.2 cm)
Estimate: $200 - $230
Unsold
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 818

Subject: References, Vinland Map

[Lot of 2] The Vinland Map and the Tartar Relation [and] Proceedings of the Vinland Map Conference, 1965-71

Size: See Description
Estimate: $80 - $100
NO RESERVE
Sold for: $37
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 820

Subject: References, Facsimile Atlas

Ptolemy/Waldseemuller

[Facsimile] Geographia, 1966

Size: 12.8 x 18 inches (32.5 x 45.7 cm)
Estimate: $400 - $475
Sold for: $200
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 822

Subject: References, Railroads

Modelski, Andrew M.

Railroad Maps of the United States - A Selective Annotated Bibliography of Original 19th-Century Maps in the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress, 1975

Size: 7.9 x 10.3 inches (20.1 x 26.2 cm)
Estimate: $30 - $50
NO RESERVE
Sold for: $70
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 823

Subject: References

[Lot of 74] The Map Collector, 1977-1996

Size: 8.3 x 11.8 inches (21.1 x 30 cm)
Estimate: $350 - $450
Sold for: $450
Closed on 9/15/2021
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