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Auction 104, Lot 707

"Mitchell's New General Atlas, containing Maps of the Various Counties of the World, Plans of Cities, Etc…", Mitchell/Bradley

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1887 (published)


Color: Hand Color

13.4 x 16 inches
34 x 40.6 cm
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Complete with 147 maps and plans on 69 plates, together with statistical tables, a list of post offices of the United States and Territories, and the census of 1880. This edition contains a number of maps and city plans not found in earlier editions, including separate maps for Colorado, Indian Territory, Dakota Territory, Detroit and a Railroad Map of the United States. Also includes a double-page map of Texas and double-page city maps of Boston, Philadelphia, and New York. Some, but not all, maps are printed on both sides. Original quarter calf over cloth boards with gilt title on front cover. Published by William M. Bradley & Bro. who took over the publication in 1880.


Condition: B

Covers worn, frayed and detached. Contents generally clean and bright with only a few minor marginal defects. Railroad Map of U.S. with short split on centerfold.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,400

Sold for: $900

Closed on 9/10/2003