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Auction 105, Lot 641

"County Atlases of the British Isles 1579 - 1703", Skelton, R. A.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1970 (published)

Publication: Carta Press

Color: Black & White

7.5 x 10 inches
19.1 x 25.4 cm
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Superb reference designed as an aid to the study of the evolution of the English county atlas. Provides detailed collations and discussion of the history of 124 atlases, and biographies of map makers and publishers. An invaluable aid in the identification of editions, impressions, re-issues and variants. Well illustrated with 43 plates in b/w, 262 pp. Hardbound in green buckram with dust jacket.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/3/2003