Auction 104, Lot 714

"A System of Universal Geography Vol. I, II, III", Malte-Brun, Conrad

Subject: Geography

Period: 1834 (published)

Publication: Samuel Walker (publisher)

Color: Black & White

9.5 x 11 inches
24.1 x 27.9 cm

A nice set of this important 19th century geography. Complete in three volumes with 3 title pages, 1 frontispiece, 35 copper engraved views, 28 maps, and 4 diagrams. 2035 pp. + indexes. Full leather bindings with raised band spines decorated in gilt.


Condition: B

Covers worn with minor cracking at hinges and a few chips. Contents with some toning and scattered foxing. Plates generally clean, but a few have minor scattered foxing. Title page and frontispiece to Vol. 1 with dark stain in upper margin.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $400

Closed on 9/10/2003