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Auction 181, Lot 184

Subject: Western United States

Fremont/Preuss

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

Size: 51.1 x 30.5 inches (129.8 x 77.5 cm)
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,300
Features Fremont's Large Map of the American West
Sold for: $650
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 373

Subject: Western South America

Frezier, Amedee Francois

Relation du Voyage de la Mer du Sud aux Cotes du Chily et du Perou..., 1716

Size: 7.7 x 9.9 inches (19.6 x 25.1 cm)
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,250
First Edition of Frezier's Work on South America with 24 Maps
Unsold
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 736

Subject: Atlases

Laporte, Joseph de

Atlas Moderne Portatif, Compose de Vingt-Huit Cartes sur Toutes les Parties du Globe Terrestre, 1799

Size: 5.1 x 8.1 inches (13 x 20.6 cm)
Estimate: $1,800 - $2,200
Complete Example with Contemporary Outline Color
Unsold
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 739

Subject: Atlases

Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

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

Size: 14.2 x 17.4 inches (36.1 x 44.2 cm)
Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500
Second Edition, Complete with 72 Maps
Sold for: $2,000
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 740

Subject: Atlases

SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

General Atlas Published Under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Compiled from the Latest and Most Authentic Sources..., 1852

Size: 14.6 x 17.6 inches (37.1 x 44.7 cm)
Estimate: $7,000 - $8,500
Rare, Complete 2-Volume Atlas with 221 Maps, Including 52 City Plans
Sold for: $4,500
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 741

Subject: Atlases

Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Colton's Atlas of the World, Illustrating Physical and Political Geography..., 1856

Size: 15.5 x 18.5 inches (39.4 x 47 cm)
Estimate: $2,750 - $3,500
Colton's Superb Two-Volume Atlas of the World
Sold for: $1,700
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 743

Subject: Atlases

Schonberg & Co.

Schonberg's Standard Atlas of the World, 1864

Size: 12.3 x 14.8 inches (31.2 x 37.6 cm)
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,250
Scarce Civil War Period Atlas
Sold for: $1,700
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 180, Lot 215

Subject: Arizona

Hinton, Richard J.

Map of Arizona Prepared Specially for R.J. Hinton's Hand Book of Arizona Compiled from Official Maps of Military Division of the Pacific… [with] The Hand-book to Arizona: Its Resources, History, Towns, Mines, Ruins and Scenery..., 1877

Size: 24.1 x 34.6 inches (61.2 x 87.9 cm)
Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000
One of the Earliest Large-Scale Maps of Arizona Territory
Unsold
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 567

Subject: Southern Greece

Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria

Description Geographique, et Historique de la Moree, Reconquise par les Venitiens. du Royaume de Negrepont..., 1687

Size: 9.9 x 14.9 inches (25.1 x 37.8 cm)
Estimate: $2,300 - $2,750
Attractive Plates of Southern Greece
Sold for: $1,600
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 793

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: $9,000 - $11,000
Ruscelli's Complete, Third Edition Atlas
Sold for: $5,500
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 794

Subject: Atlases

Duval/Beer

[Geographia Universalis...], 1678

Size: 6.1 x 4.9 inches (15.5 x 12.4 cm)
Estimate: $5,000 - $6,000
Miniature Atlas with 82 Maps Based on Duval
Sold for: $2,500
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 796

Subject: Atlases

Finley, Anthony

A New General Atlas, Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, Representing the Grand Divisions of the Globe..., 1832

Size: 11.1 x 14.3 inches (28.2 x 36.3 cm)
Estimate: $4,750 - $6,000
An Early and Important American Atlas - Complete
Sold for: $4,250
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 797

Subject: Atlases

Tallis, John

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

Size: 11.2 x 15.2 inches (28.4 x 38.6 cm)
Estimate: $4,750 - $6,000
Tallis' Decorative Atlas Complete with 81 Maps
Sold for: $3,750
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 805

Subject: Exploration and Surveys, Russia & Persia

Olearius, Adam

The Voyages & Travels of the Ambassadors from the Duke of Holstein, to the Great Duke of Muscovy, and the King of Persia..., 1662

Size: 7.8 x 11.9 inches (19.8 x 30.2 cm)
Estimate: $2,200 - $2,500
First English Edition of Olearius' Travels through Russia and Persia
Sold for: $2,100
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 806

Subject: Miscellaneous Books

Malham, John (Rev.)

[2 Volumes] The Naval Gazetteer; or, Seaman's Complete Guide. Containing a Full and Accurate Account..., 1795

Size: 5.3 x 8.3 inches (13.5 x 21.1 cm)
Estimate: $1,400 - $1,700
Complete First Edition of Malham's Gazetteer
Unsold
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 179, Lot 334

Subject: Southwestern United States & Mexico

Carta Esferica del Reyno de Mexico y Parte de la America Setentrional... [in] Descubrimiento y Conquista de la America, o Compendio de la Historia General del Nuevo Mundo...(Vol 2), 1817

Size: 17.8 x 12.4 inches (45.2 x 31.5 cm)
Estimate: $2,200 - $2,500
A Scarce Spanish Map of the Southwest
Sold for: $1,200
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 409

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
Sold for: $2,500
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 435

Subject: Western South America

Frezier, Amedee Francois

Relation du Voyage de la Mer du Sud aux Cotes du Chily et du Perou..., 1716

Size: 7.7 x 9.9 inches (19.6 x 25.1 cm)
Estimate: $2,750 - $3,500
First Edition of Frezier's Work on South America with 24 Maps
Unsold
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 464

Subject: Britain, Atlas

Camden, William

Britain, or a Chorographicall Description of the Most Flourishing Kingdomes, England, Scotland, and Ireland..., 1610

Size: 9 x 13.3 inches (22.9 x 33.8 cm)
Estimate: $5,000 - $6,500
1610 Edition of Camden's Britannia with 57 Maps by Kip and Hole
Sold for: $3,750
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 846

Subject: Document - Declaration of Independence

[Early Printing of Declaration of Independence] The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature, for the Year 1776, 1779

Size: 5.3 x 8.4 inches (13.5 x 21.3 cm)
Estimate: $800 - $950
One of the Earliest Book-Form Appearances of the Declaration of Independence
Sold for: $700
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 860

Subject: Atlases

Hondius/Bertius

P Bertij Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum Libri Septem. In Quibus Tabulae Omnes Gradibus Distinctae, Descriptiones Accuratae..., 1618

Size: 7.5 x 5 inches (19.1 x 12.7 cm)
Estimate: $10,000 - $13,000
Miniature Atlas with Over 200 Maps by Hondius
Unsold
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 864

Subject: Atlases

Laporte, Joseph de

Atlas Moderne Portatif, Compose de Vingt-Huit Cartes sur Toutes les Parties du Globe Terrestre, 1799

Size: 5.1 x 8.1 inches (13 x 20.6 cm)
Estimate: $1,800 - $2,200
Complete Example with Contemporary Outline Color
Unsold
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 866

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 14.1 inches (27.7 x 35.8 cm)
Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500
First Edition of Finley's General Atlas
Sold for: $2,750
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 869

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: $3,250 - $4,000
Uncommon Colton Atlas Focused on the Americas
Sold for: $1,800
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 871

Subject: Atlases

Schonberg & Co.

Schonberg's Standard Atlas of the World, 1864

Size: 12.3 x 14.8 inches (31.2 x 37.6 cm)
Estimate: $2,750 - $3,500
Scarce Civil War Period Atlas
Unsold
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 178, Lot 48

Subject: Western Hemisphere - America

Sanson, Nicolas

L'Amerique en Plusieurs Cartes Nouvelles et Exactes; et en Divers Traittez de Geographie & d'Histoire..., 1699

Size: 13.7 x 9.1 inches (34.8 x 23.1 cm)
Estimate: $5,500 - $6,500
Sanson's Highly Desirable Atlas of the Americas with 15 Maps
Sold for: $4,250
Closed on 6/10/2020

Auction 178, Lot 590

Subject: Atlases

Ptolemy/Ruscelli

La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino..., 1574

Size: 6.5 x 9.2 inches (16.5 x 23.4 cm)
Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000
Ruscelli's Complete, Third Edition Atlas
Sold for: $6,000
Closed on 6/10/2020

Auction 178, Lot 591

Subject: Atlases

Duval/Beer

[Geographia Universalis...], 1678

Size: 6.1 x 4.9 inches (15.5 x 12.4 cm)
Estimate: $5,500 - $6,500
Miniature Atlas with 82 Maps Based on Duval
Unsold
Closed on 6/10/2020

Auction 178, Lot 592

Subject: Atlases

Peeters, Jacques

L'Atlas en Abrege, ou Nouvelle Description du Monde, 1692

Size: 4.6 x 7.5 inches (11.7 x 19.1 cm)
Estimate: $3,500 - $4,250
Rare, Complete Atlas with 43 Maps
Sold for: $3,250
Closed on 6/10/2020

Auction 178, Lot 593

Subject: Atlases, Texas

Bradford, Thomas Gamaliel

A Comprehensive Atlas Geographical, Historical & Commercial, 1835

Size: 10.8 x 13.1 inches (27.4 x 33.3 cm)
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,250
First Printed Atlas to Contain a Separate Map of Texas
Sold for: $2,400
Closed on 6/10/2020

Auction 178, Lot 597

Subject: Geography Books

Geography, 1834

Size: 10.3 x 16 inches (26.2 x 40.6 cm)
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Manuscript Geography Book with 9 Maps and Colorful Commentary
Sold for: $1,000
Closed on 6/10/2020

Auction 177, Lot 226

Subject: Colonial New York, Vermont, Revolutionary War

A State of the Expedition from Canada, as Laid Before the House of Commons, 1780

Size: 5.4 x 8.5 inches (13.7 x 21.6 cm)
Estimate: $2,750 - $3,500
General Burgoyne's Account with 6 Battle Maps
Sold for: $2,000
Closed on 4/29/2020

Auction 177, Lot 777

Subject: Atlases

Porcacchi, Tomaso

L'Isole Piu Famose del Mondo Descritte da Thomaso Porcacchi da Castiglione..., 1590

Size: 8.1 x 11.5 inches (20.6 x 29.2 cm)
Estimate: $4,750 - $6,000
Porcacchi's Island Atlas with 47 Maps
Sold for: $3,750
Closed on 4/29/2020

Auction 177, Lot 778

Subject: Atlases

Hondius/Bertius

P Bertij Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum Libri Septem. In Quibus Tabulae Omnes Gradibus Distinctae, Descriptiones Accuratae..., 1618

Size: 7.5 x 5 inches (19.1 x 12.7 cm)
Estimate: $11,000 - $14,000
Miniature Atlas with Over 200 Maps by Hondius
Unsold
Closed on 4/29/2020

Auction 177, Lot 780

Subject: Atlases

Rizzi-Zannoni, Giovanni Antonio

Atlas Geographique Contenant la Mappemonde et les Quatre Parties, avec les Differents Etats d'Europe..., 1775

Size: 3.4 x 5.1 inches (8.6 x 13 cm)
Estimate: $1,400 - $1,700
Remarkable Miniature Atlas with 30 Maps
Sold for: $1,000
Closed on 4/29/2020

Auction 177, Lot 783

Subject: Atlases

Dirwaldt, Joseph

Allgemeiner Hand-Atlas zum Gebrauch fur die Jugend in Hoehern und Niedern Schulen..., 1818

Size: 20.5 x 15.7 inches (52.1 x 39.9 cm)
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,400
Rare Austrian School Atlas in Original Color
Sold for: $350
Closed on 4/29/2020

Auction 177, Lot 784

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 14.1 inches (27.7 x 35.8 cm)
Estimate: $3,750 - $4,750
First Edition of Finley's General Atlas
Unsold
Closed on 4/29/2020

Auction 177, Lot 787

Subject: Atlases

Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

A New Universal Atlas Containing Maps of the Various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics of the World..., 1849

Size: 14.3 x 17.8 inches (36.3 x 45.2 cm)
Estimate: $2,750 - $3,500
Mitchell's Desirable Atlas with 73 Plates
Sold for: $2,500
Closed on 4/29/2020

Auction 177, Lot 788

Subject: Atlases

Colton, Joseph Hutchins

[2 Volumes] Colton's Atlas of the World, Illustrating Physical and Political Geography..., 1856

Size: 16.6 x 19 inches (42.2 x 48.3 cm)
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,250
Colton's Superb Two-Volume Atlas of the World
Sold for: $1,800
Closed on 4/29/2020

Auction 177, Lot 793

Subject: Geography Books

Heylin, Peter

Cosmographie in Foure Bookes Contayning the Chorographie & Historie of the Whole World, and All the Principall Kingdomes, Provinces, Seas, and Isles, Thereof, 1652

Size: 9.4 x 13.8 inches (23.9 x 35.1 cm)
Estimate: $1,700 - $2,000
Includes Four Maps of the Continents by Henry Seile
Sold for: $1,300
Closed on 4/29/2020

Auction 176, Lot 742

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: $7,000
Closed on 2/12/2020

Auction 176, Lot 743

Subject: Atlases

Homann, Johann Baptist

Grosser Atlas uber die Gantze Welt..., 1751

Size: 13.3 x 21.3 inches (33.8 x 54.1 cm)
Estimate: $16,000 - $19,000
Featuring 110 Maps in Contemporary Color
Sold for: $11,000
Closed on 2/12/2020

Auction 176, Lot 744

Subject: Atlases

Lavoisne/Aspin

A Complete Genealogical, Historical, Chronological, and Geographical Atlas; Being a General Guide to History, Both Ancient and Modern..., 1820

Size: 12.4 x 17.9 inches (31.5 x 45.5 cm)
Estimate: $1,600 - $1,900
Includes Melish's Popular Map of the United States
Sold for: $1,300
Closed on 2/12/2020

Auction 176, Lot 746

Subject: Atlases

Arrowsmith, John

The London Atlas of Universal Geography, Exhibiting the Physical & Political Divisions of the Various Countries of the World..., 1835

Size: 15.4 x 22 inches (39.1 x 55.9 cm)
Estimate: $5,000 - $6,500
One of the Finest 19th Century English Atlases
Sold for: $3,500
Closed on 2/12/2020

Auction 176, Lot 747

Subject: Atlases

Tanner, Henry Schenck

A New Universal Atlas Containing Maps of the Various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics of the World..., 1836

Size: 13 x 16.1 inches (33 x 40.9 cm)
Estimate: $7,000 - $8,500
First Edition of Tanner's Universal Atlas - Complete
Unsold
Closed on 2/12/2020

Auction 176, Lot 749

Subject: Atlases

Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Colton's General Atlas, Containing One Hundred and Seventy Steel Plate Maps and Plans, on One Hundred Imperial Folio Sheets..., 1857

Size: 14.8 x 17.8 inches (37.6 x 45.2 cm)
Estimate: $2,750 - $3,500
Colton's Impressive General Atlas
Sold for: $2,000
Closed on 2/12/2020

Auction 175, Lot 306

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 11/13/2019

Auction 175, Lot 554

Subject: Holy Land

Mortier, Pierre

[2 Volumes] Historie des Ouden en Nieuwen Testaments, Verrykt met meer dan Vierhonderd Printverbeeldingen in Koper Gesneeden..., 1700

Size: 11.8 x 18 inches (30 x 45.7 cm)
Estimate: $1,800 - $2,100
Mortier's Dutch History of the Old and New Testaments with Five Maps
Sold for: $1,000
Closed on 11/13/2019

Auction 175, Lot 675

Subject: Atlases

Dirwaldt, Joseph

Allgemeiner Hand-Atlas zum Gebrauch fur die Jugend in Hoehern und Niedern Schulen..., 1818

Size: 20.5 x 15.7 inches (52.1 x 39.9 cm)
Estimate: $1,500 - $1,800
Rare Austrian School Atlas in Original Color
Unsold
Closed on 11/13/2019

Auction 175, Lot 676

Subject: Atlases

Finley, Anthony

A New General Atlas, Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, Representing the Grand Divisions of the Globe..., 1828

Size: 11.4 x 14.2 inches (29 x 36.1 cm)
Estimate: $4,500 - $5,500
An Early and Important American Atlas
Sold for: $3,750
Closed on 11/13/2019
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