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Auction 101, Lot 566

"Mitchell's School Atlas", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1853 (published)


Color: Hand Color

10 x 12 inches
25.4 x 30.5 cm
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Published by Thomas Cowperthwait & Co., 4th Revised edition, 32 maps and 7 tables. Gold region inset on U.S. map, which features a pre-Gadsden border and a large Indian Territory. A very fine example of an atlas normally found in well-used condition.

References: Wheat (TMW) 793; Wheat (GR) 226.

Condition: A

Printed paperboards, with only light rubbing, green leather spine. Very limited light foxing in first few pages, generally clean. Little extraneous scribbling.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $900

Closed on 12/4/2002