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Auction 102, Lot 602

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

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1860 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

10 x 12 inches
25.4 x 30.5 cm

A fine example of Mitchell's famous school atlas with 32 maps (some back to back) along with tables and statistics. Very clean copy with no notations except for a previous owner's name in pencil on inside cover. U.S. map with a "stacked" Arizona-New Mexico configuration, and nice map of Texas. Hardbound with pictorial paper over boards. Published by E.H. Butler & Co. Very fine example of this work.


Condition: A

Paper covers in surprisingly good condition, less loss to spine leather and some flyspecking. Maps very good, contents tight.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $375

Closed on 3/5/2003