Auction 102, Lot 593

"Atlas Selectus von allen Konigreichen und Landern der welt…und in kawffer geftochen", Schreiber, Johann Christoph

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1749 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.5 x 8.5 inches
16.5 x 21.6 cm

Beautifu and complete atlas with 37 double-page copper engraved maps. Atlas is complete with title page, list of maps and end papers. Double hemisphere world, continents, 26 maps of European counties, Russia, Balkans, 3 of Asia including the Holy Land. All maps have text at right side describing region. Pages numbered in manuscript. Apparently original binding of brown paper boards with brown leather on spine and corners. The America map is McLaughlin #233, state 1. Phillips #610 is a variation on this atlas as the map count is different.

References:

Condition: A+

Covers very lightly rubbed. All maps very good to fine. Beautiful impressions and coloring.

Estimate: $4,000 - $5,000

Sold for: $2,700

Closed on 3/5/2003

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