Auction 102, Lot 598

"School Atlas to Accompany Woodbridge's Rudiments of Geography", Woodbridge, William Channing

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1824 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.5 x 9.8 inches
16.5 x 24.9 cm

Very nice and early school atlas containing nine double-page hand colored maps. Atlas is complete and contains: double hemisphere world, thematic world map, North America, United States, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and another thematic world map. Maps are dated 1820 & 1821. Original owner's name in fancy manuscript on front blank page, dated January 1825. Paper covers. Published by Oliver D. Cooke & Sons.

References:

Condition: A

Cover with very slight rubbing, more wear and splits to spine. Maps are good to very good with some scattered foxing. Original owners name on blank verso of first map.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/5/2003

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