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Auction 101, Lot 595

"Old Decorative Maps and Charts", Humphreys, A.L.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1926 (published)

Publication: Halton & Truscott Smith


10.3 x 12.5 inches
26.2 x 31.8 cm

An excellent and sought after reference compiled from maps in the MacPherson Collection, one of the finest collections in existence. Seventy-nine maps are reproduced, including 18 full-color (1 folding) tipped in, and a catalogue of the atlases 1482-1776. #231 of 1500 in this limited edition. Hardbound in gilt embossed, cloth boards.


Condition: B

Spine sunned with some shelf wear. Contents with minor foxing to first few pages.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/4/2002