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Auction 173, Lot 204

Subject: South America, Atlases

Vandermaelen, Philippe Marie Guillaume

Atlas Universel de Geographie Physique, Politique, Statistique et Mineralogique ... Cinquieme Partie. - Amer. Merid., 1827

Size: 15 x 21.6 inches (38.1 x 54.9 cm)
Estimate: $5,000 - $6,500
Vandermaelen's Remarkable Atlas of South America
Unsold
Closed on 6/5/2019

Auction 173, Lot 457

Subject: Atlases

Blair, Rev. John

The Chronology and History of the World, from the Creation to the Year of Christ, 1779..., 1779

Size: 12.8 x 18.1 inches (32.5 x 46 cm)
Estimate: $1,700 - $2,000
Blair's Spectacular History of the World
Sold for: $1,000
Closed on 6/5/2019

Auction 173, Lot 459

Subject: Atlases

Finley, Anthony

A New General Atlas, Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, Representing the Grand Divisions of the Globe..., 1824

Size: 10.9 x 13.9 inches (27.7 x 35.3 cm)
Estimate: $4,750 - $6,000
First Edition of Finley's General Atlas
Sold for: $3,500
Closed on 6/5/2019

Auction 173, Lot 461

Subject: Atlases

Bradford, Thomas Gamaliel

An Illustrated Atlas Geographical Statistical and Historical of the United States and the Adjacent Countries, 1838

Size: 16.4 x 19.9 inches (41.7 x 50.5 cm)
Estimate: $5,000 - $6,500
Large Edition of Bradford's Elaborate Illustrated Atlas
Sold for: $5,500
Closed on 6/5/2019

Auction 173, Lot 462

Subject: Atlases

Tallis, John

The Illustrated Atlas, and Modern History of the World…, 1851

Size: 11.1 x 15.3 inches (28.2 x 38.9 cm)
Estimate: $4,000 - $5,000
Tallis' Decorative Atlas
Sold for: $3,000
Closed on 6/5/2019

Auction 173, Lot 463

Subject: Atlases

Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Colton's Atlas of America, Illustrating the Physical and Political Geography of North and South America and the West India Islands..., 1857

Size: 15.8 x 18.4 inches (40.1 x 46.7 cm)
Estimate: $3,500 - $4,250
Uncommon Colton Atlas Focused on the Americas
Unsold
Closed on 6/5/2019

Auction 172, Lot 37

Subject: Ancient World & Holy Land

[Ancient World & Palestine Maps in book] La Mer des Histoires..., 1543

Size: 13.5 x 9.3 inches (34.3 x 23.6 cm)
Estimate: $28,000 - $35,000
Rare Medieval Maps of the World and Palestine
Unsold
Closed on 4/17/2019

Auction 172, Lot 634

Subject: China

Nieuhoff, Johann

L'Ambassade de la Compagnie Orientale des Provinces Unies vers l'Empereur de la Chine, ou Grand Cam de Tartarie..., 1665

Size: 13.4 x 8.8 inches (34 x 22.4 cm)
Estimate: $3,250 - $4,000
Nieuhoff's Important Description of the Chinese Empire
Unsold
Closed on 4/17/2019

Auction 172, Lot 722

Subject: Atlases

Von Euler, Leonhard

Geographischer Atlas Bestehend in 44 Land-Charten.../ Atlas Geographicus... / Atlas Geographique..., 1760

Size: 9.4 x 14.1 inches (23.9 x 35.8 cm)
Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500
Rare Tri-Lingual Atlas by Euler with 44 Maps in Full Contemporary Color
Sold for: $5,000
Closed on 4/17/2019

Auction 172, Lot 729

Subject: Exploration & Surveys

U.S. Railroad Surveys

[13 Volumes] Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean...1853-6, 1855-60

Size: 9 x 11.8 inches (22.9 x 30 cm)
Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500
Full Twelve-Volume Set of Monumental Railroad Survey
Unsold
Closed on 4/17/2019

Auction 171, Lot 492

Subject: Low Countries

Duval, Pierre

[Two Atlases in One Book] Cartes et Tables de Geographie, des Provinces Eschues a la Reine Tres-Chretiene [and] Les XII. Provinces. Ou sont les Conquestes du Roy en Holande, et en Flandres, 1672

Size: 3.6 x 6 inches (9.1 x 15.2 cm)
Estimate: $1,600 - $1,900
Two Miniature Atlases of Louis XIV's Attempts to Conquer the Spanish Netherlands
Sold for: $1,000
Closed on 2/6/2019

Auction 171, Lot 754

Subject: Atlases

Tallis, John

The Illustrated Atlas, and Modern History of the World…, 1851

Size: 11.2 x 15.1 inches (28.4 x 38.4 cm)
Estimate: $4,000 - $5,000
Tallis' Decorative Atlas
Sold for: $3,500
Closed on 2/6/2019

Auction 171, Lot 756

Subject: Atlases

Cowperthwait, Desilver & Butler

A New Universal Atlas Containing Maps of the Various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics of the World..., 1854

Size: 14.1 x 17.4 inches (35.8 x 44.2 cm)
Estimate: $3,000 - $3,750
Cowperthwait's Desirable Atlas Emphasizing the American Continent
Sold for: $2,200
Closed on 2/6/2019

Auction 171, Lot 762

Subject: Atlases

Taintor Brothers

The American Household and Commercial Atlas of the World, 1876

Size: 17 x 22.1 inches (43.2 x 56.1 cm)
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,250
Rare, Large-Format Atlas with an Emphasis on the United States
Sold for: $1,700
Closed on 2/6/2019

Auction 171, Lot 763

Subject: Atlases

Rand McNally & Co.

Rand, McNally & Co.'s Business Atlas Containing Large Scale Maps of Each State and Territory of the United States, the Provinces of Canada, West India Islands, Etc., Etc..., 1877

Size: 10.9 x 14.3 inches (27.7 x 36.3 cm)
Estimate: $600 - $800
Rare Second Edition of Rand McNally's First Atlas
Sold for: $350
Closed on 2/6/2019

Auction 171, Lot 769

Subject: Exploration & Surveys

Harris, John

[2 Volumes] Navigantium Atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca. Or, a Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels..., 1764

Size: 10.7 x 16.6 inches (27.2 x 42.2 cm)
Estimate: $7,500 - $9,000
Harris' Important Collection of Voyages with 61 Maps and Plates
Sold for: $5,250
Closed on 2/6/2019

Auction 171, Lot 771

Subject: Manuscript Atlas, Civil War

[Manuscript U.S. and Civil War Atlas], 1888

Size: 7.2 x 8.6 inches (18.3 x 21.8 cm)
Estimate: $500 - $700
A Fascinating, Embellished Manuscript Atlas
Sold for: $4,250
Closed on 2/6/2019

Auction 170, Lot 45

Subject: Ancient World & Holy Land

[Ancient World & Palestine Maps in book] La Mer des Histoires..., 1543

Size: 13.5 x 9.3 inches (34.3 x 23.6 cm)
Estimate: $28,000 - $35,000
Rare Medieval Maps of the World and Palestine
Unsold
Closed on 11/14/2018

Auction 170, Lot 58

Subject: Celestial Atlas

Finley, Anthony

Astronomical Recreations: or Sketches of the Relative Position and Mythological History of the Constellations, 1824

Size: 8.8 x 11 inches (22.4 x 27.9 cm)
Estimate: $1,600 - $2,000
An Early American Celestial Atlas
Sold for: $1,100
Closed on 11/14/2018

Auction 170, Lot 632

Subject: China

Nieuhoff, Johann

L'Ambassade de la Compagnie Orientale des Provinces Unies vers l'Empereur de la Chine, ou Grand Cam de Tartarie..., 1665

Size: 13.4 x 8.8 inches (34 x 22.4 cm)
Estimate: $3,250 - $4,000
Nieuhoff's Important Description of the Chinese Empire
Unsold
Closed on 11/14/2018

Auction 169, Lot 198

Subject: Southern United States, Franklin

Morse, Jedidiah (Rev.)

[Lot of 2] A Map of the States of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia; Comprehending the Spanish Provinces of East and West Florida... [with] The American Geography..., 1789

Size: 14.4 x 12.3 inches (36.6 x 31.2 cm)
Estimate: $700 - $850
Rare First State of Purcell's Map Locating the Proposed State of Franklin
Sold for: $600
Closed on 9/12/2018

Auction 169, Lot 774

Subject: Atlases

Magini, Giovanni Antonio

Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra Partita in Due Volumi..., 1598

Size: 8.2 x 11.9 inches (20.8 x 30.2 cm)
Estimate: $7,000 - $8,500
An Attractive Italian Edition of Ptolemy's Geographia
Sold for: $4,500
Closed on 9/12/2018

Auction 169, Lot 776

Subject: Atlases

Buchon, Jean Alexandre

Atlas Geographique, Statistique, Historique et Chronologique des Deux Ameriques et des Iles Adjacentes..., 1825

Size: 14.9 x 21.8 inches (37.8 x 55.4 cm)
Estimate: $3,750 - $5,000
French Edition of Carey & Lea's "American Atlas"
Unsold
Closed on 9/12/2018

Auction 168, Lot 13

Subject: World

Tavernier, Melchior

Carte de l'Amerique Nouvellement Dressee Suivant les Nouvelles Descouvertes & Mise en Fransois [and] Carte Nouvelle de l'Europe Asie & Afrique Nouvellement Dressee & Misse en Francois [bound in] Le Monde..., 1660

Size: 11.7 x 11.6 inches (29.7 x 29.5 cm)
Estimate: $2,750 - $3,750
Elegant World Map in Two Separate Hemispheres Bound in Pierre D'Avity's Book on History
Sold for: $1,600
Closed on 6/6/2018

Auction 168, Lot 223

Subject: Northern California, Yolo County

The Illustrated Atlas and History of Yolo County, Cal. Containing a History of California from 1513 to 1850, A History of Yolo County from 1825 to 1880..., 1879

Size: 15 x 18.9 inches (38.1 x 48 cm)
Estimate: $2,000 - $2,500
A Fascinating Snapshot of the Sacramento Valley
Sold for: $1,500
Closed on 6/6/2018

Auction 168, Lot 611

Subject: Holy Land, Atlases

Adrichom, Christian van

Theatrum Terrae Sanctae et Biblicarum Historiarum cum Tabulis Geographicis aere Expressis, 1682

Size: 10 x 15 inches (25.4 x 38.1 cm)
Estimate: $2,400 - $3,000
Adrichom's Influential Maps of Jerusalem and the Holy Land
Unsold
Closed on 6/6/2018

Auction 168, Lot 705

Subject: Atlases

Dury, Andrew

A New, General, and Universal Atlas. Containing Forty Five Maps, 1763

Size: 6 x 5.1 inches (15.2 x 13 cm)
Estimate: $900 - $1,100
Uncommon Miniature Atlas with 39 Maps Updated Based on 1763 Treaty of Paris
Sold for: $750
Closed on 6/6/2018

Auction 168, Lot 707

Subject: Atlases

Desnos, Louis Charles

Almanach Geographique ou Petit Atlas Elementaire Compose de Cartes Generales et Particulieres des Differens Empires, Royaumes et Republiques de l'Europe..., 1770

Size: 2.7 x 4.7 inches (6.9 x 11.9 cm)
Estimate: $800 - $1,000
Remarkable Miniature Atlas with 17 Maps
Sold for: $600
Closed on 6/6/2018

Auction 168, Lot 709

Subject: Atlases

Carey, Mathew

Carey's General Atlas, Improved and Enlarged: Being a Collection of Maps of the World and Quarters, Their Principal Empires, Kingdoms, &c., 1814

Size: 11.6 x 17.2 inches (29.5 x 43.7 cm)
Estimate: $4,500 - $5,500
Carey's Famous 1814 General Atlas
Sold for: $3,000
Closed on 6/6/2018

Auction 168, Lot 713

Subject: Atlases

Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

A New Universal Atlas Containing Maps of the Various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics of the World..., 1847

Size: 14.4 x 17.8 inches (36.6 x 45.2 cm)
Estimate: $2,750 - $3,500
Second Edition of Mitchell's Desirable Atlas
Sold for: $1,900
Closed on 6/6/2018

Auction 168, Lot 724

Subject: Atlases

White, Ruth Taylor

Our U.S.A. - A Gay Geography, 1935

Size: 13.1 x 9.5 inches (33.3 x 24.1 cm)
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500
Ruth Taylor's First Edition Pictorial Atlas - Signed by Author
Sold for: $700
Closed on 6/6/2018

Auction 167, Lot 259

Subject: Britain

Camden, William

Guili. Camdeni Viri Clarissimi Britannia, sive Florentiss. Regnorum Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae..., 1639

Size: 3.1 x 5.5 inches (7.9 x 14 cm)
Estimate: $1,400 - $1,700
Miniature Version of Camden's Britannia Published by Blaeu
Sold for: $1,500
Closed on 3/28/2018

Auction 167, Lot 440

Subject: Geography Books

Blome, Richard

Description des Isles et Terres que l'Angleterre Possede en Amerique avec de Nouvelles Cartes de Chaque Isle && des Terres, 1715

Size: 3.8 x 6.1 inches (9.7 x 15.5 cm)
Estimate: $1,800 - $2,100
French Edition of Blome's Work on British Colonial Interests in North America with 6 Maps
Sold for: $1,200
Closed on 3/28/2018

Auction 167, Lot 445

Subject: Exploration & Surveys

Bry, Theodore de

Das Vierdte Buch von der Neuwen Welt. Oder Neuwe und Grundtliche Historien/ von dem Nidergangishcen Indien/ so von Christophoro Columbo im Jar 1492..., 1613

Size: 9.4 x 13.9 inches (23.9 x 35.3 cm)
Estimate: $2,000 - $2,500
Part IV of Grand Voyages by Girolamo Benzoni with 29 Engravings
Sold for: $3,750
Closed on 3/28/2018

Auction 167, Lot 447

Subject: History Books

Tallis, John

[6 Volumes with Maps & Plates] History of the United States of America, From the Earliest Period to the Present Time, 1850

Size: 7.8 x 11.4 inches (19.8 x 29 cm)
Estimate: $1,500 - $1,800
Includes Several Uncommon Tallis Maps
Sold for: $1,700
Closed on 3/28/2018

Auction 167, Lot 448

Subject: Miscellaneous Books, Europe

Mallet, Alain Manesson

Les Travaux de Mars ou la Fortification Nouvelle tant Reguliere..., 1672

Size: 4.9 x 8 inches (12.4 x 20.3 cm)
Estimate: $1,400 - $1,700
Mallet's Military Masterpiece
Sold for: $1,000
Closed on 3/28/2018

Auction 167, Lot 449

Subject: References

Stevenson, Edward Luther

[Facsimile] Geography of Claudius Ptolemy, 1932

Size: 12.4 x 17.1 inches (31.5 x 43.4 cm)
Estimate: $700 - $850
One of 250 Copies of the First English Translation of Ptolemy's Geography
Sold for: $3,000
Closed on 3/28/2018

Auction 166, Lot 733

Subject: Atlases

Braun & Hogenberg

Civitates Orbis Terrarum, Liber Primus, 1574

Size: 11.7 x 16.1 inches (29.7 x 40.9 cm)
Estimate: $10,000 - $12,000
Old Colored Example of Volume I
Sold for: $10,000
Closed on 2/14/2018

Auction 166, Lot 736

Subject: Atlases

Buchon, Jean Alexandre

Atlas Geographique, Statistique, Historique et Chronologique des Deux Ameriques et des Iles Adjacentes..., 1825

Size: 14.9 x 21.8 inches (37.8 x 55.4 cm)
Estimate: $4,750 - $6,000
French Edition of Carey & Lea's "American Atlas"
Unsold
Closed on 2/14/2018

Auction 166, Lot 737

Subject: Atlases

Burr, David H.

A New Universal Atlas; Comprising Separate Maps of All the Principal Empires, Kingdoms & States Throughout the World..., 1835

Size: 12.7 x 15.5 inches (32.3 x 39.4 cm)
Estimate: $7,000 - $8,500
Burr's Complete First Edition Atlas
Sold for: $5,000
Closed on 2/14/2018

Auction 166, Lot 740

Subject: Atlases

Colton, G.W. & C.B.

Colton's General Atlas, Containing One Hundred and Eighty Steel Plate Maps and Plans, on One Hundred and Nineteen Imperial Folio Sheets, 1868

Size: 15.5 x 18 inches (39.4 x 45.7 cm)
Estimate: $2,400 - $3,000
Colton's Impressive General Atlas
Sold for: $1,800
Closed on 2/14/2018

Auction 166, Lot 750

Subject: Exploration & Surveys

Relations de la Louisiane, et du Fleuve Mississipi... [bound with] Recueil d'Arrests et Autres Pieces pour l'Etablissement de la Compagnie d'Occident - Relation de la Baie de Hudson..., 1720

Size: 4 x 6.7 inches (10.2 x 17 cm)
Estimate: $3,500 - $4,250
Important Accounts by Tonti and Hennepin with Map of the Louisiana Territory and Engravings of Natives
Unsold
Closed on 2/14/2018

Auction 166, Lot 753

Subject: Exploration & Surveys

Raynal, Abbe

[8 Volumes] A Philosophical and Political History of the Settlements and Trade of the Europeans in the East and West Indies..., 1783

Size: 5.5 x 8.5 inches (14 x 21.6 cm)
Estimate: $1,500 - $1,800
Important Account of European Colonization Complete with 7 Maps by Kitchin
Unsold
Closed on 2/14/2018

Auction 166, Lot 756

Subject: History Books

Bernard, Jean Frederic

[2 Volumes] Histoire des Yncas Rois du Perou, Depuis le Premier Ynca Manco Capac...[and] Histoire de la Conquete de la Floride..., 1737

Size: 7.8 x 9.8 inches (19.8 x 24.9 cm)
Estimate: $2,200 - $2,500
French Edition of Lasso de la Vega's Histories
Sold for: $1,300
Closed on 2/14/2018

Auction 165, Lot 756

Subject: Atlases

Ptolemy/Ruscelli

La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino..., 1574

Size: 6.6 x 9.1 inches (16.8 x 23.1 cm)
Estimate: $10,000 - $13,000
Ruscelli's Complete, Third Edition Atlas
Sold for: $9,000
Closed on 11/15/2017

Auction 165, Lot 758

Subject: Atlases

Depot de la Marine

Le Pilote des Iles Britanniques, Publie d'Apres les Ordres du Vice-Amiral Decres, Ministre de la Marine et des Colonies, par le Depot General de la Marine, 1804

Size: 20.1 x 25.8 inches (51.1 x 65.5 cm)
Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500
Impressive French Sea Atlas of Coasts of Britain
Sold for: $2,350
Closed on 11/15/2017

Auction 165, Lot 760

Subject: Atlases

Finley, Anthony

A New American Atlas, Designed Principally to Illustrate the Geography of the United States of North America..., 1826

Size: 13.5 x 19.4 inches (34.3 x 49.3 cm)
Estimate: $2,400 - $3,000
Scarce Finley Atlas Only Published in One Edition
Sold for: $1,800
Closed on 11/15/2017

Auction 165, Lot 761

Subject: Atlases

An Historical Atlas; in a Series of Maps of the World as Known at Different Periods..., 1830

Size: 13 x 16.3 inches (33 x 41.4 cm)
Estimate: $2,000 - $2,500
An Unusual Atlas with Dark Clouds Covering the Unknown Parts of the World
Sold for: $1,500
Closed on 11/15/2017

Auction 165, Lot 768

Subject: Atlases

White, Ruth Taylor

[Lot of 2] Our U.S.A. - A Gay Geography [and] United Air Lines - A Gay Geography of the Main Line Airway, 1938

Size: See Description
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,300
Ruth Taylor's Pictorial Atlas & Brochure
Sold for: $1,200
Closed on 11/15/2017
Total Results: 307
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