Auction 102, Lot 605

"The Citizens Atlas", Bartholomew, John

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1899 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
10.3 x 14.5 inches
26.2 x 36.8 cm

Interesting atlas with 74 maps, many with insets of important cities. There is also a wonderful page on "Geographical Etymology", translating the foreign words which somehow make their way onto maps. A page of flags of the world at the front. 253 pp. including the descriptive index. Bound in green cloth with gilt title on spine.

References:

Condition: A

Normal shelf-wear, some separation along spine, and binding. Signatures sound, minor tear on cover page. Maps are clean and bright, on sturdy paper.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/5/2003

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