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Auction 102, Lot 603

"The Royal Atlas of Modern Geography…", Johnston, Alexander K.

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1861 (published)


Color: Hand Color

14 x 20 inches
35.6 x 50.8 cm

Partial atlas with 39 of 48 called for maps. Missing the World, France, Spain, Turkey, Greece, Sweden and Norway, China, both United States maps and the West India Island map. Double-page plates, highly detailed lithographs with some sparse outline color. All maps interleaved with index pages. Published by William Blackwood and Sons. Original quarter brown morocco over gilt-stamped green cloth. Green end papers.


Condition: B

Binding rubbed, abraded and bumped. One leather panel on spine detached, but present. Scattered foxing to first few pages. All maps fine.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $400

Closed on 3/5/2003