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Auction 105, Lot 615

"Atlas of the Philippine Islands", Algue, P. Jose

Subject: Atlas, Philippines

Period: 1899 (dated)

Publication: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey

Color: Printed Color

13.2 x 15 inches
33.5 x 38.1 cm

First title page in Spanish gives title as "Atlas de Filipinas Coleccion de 30 Mapas" with attribution to Jose Algue (Director del Observatorio de Manila). Second title page is GPO Special Publication No. 3 with title as given and introduction by Henry S. Pritchett, Superintendent. Over 30 pages of place names index. Thirty colorful full-page maps by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, but with Spanish titles. Original cloth covered boards with gold embossed title on front cover. A scarce atlas in remarkable condition.


Condition: A

Maps are fine. Covers very good with very light wear, mostly to edges.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $425

Closed on 12/3/2003