Auction 105, Lot 65

"[Lot of 23]", Bruyset, Jean-Marie

Subject: World - Miscellaneous

Period: 1778 (dated)

Publication: Atlas des Enfans ou Nouvelle Methode…

Color: Hand Color

4 x 6.5 inches
10.2 x 16.5 cm

Nearly complete set of copper engraved maps from this miniature atlas design for geography instruction. Includes a double hemisphere world, Asia, Europe, Africa, Americas, armillary sphere and regional maps of Europe. Missing only one regional map (XVIX). Accompanied by the atlas title page and 20 pp. text.


Condition: B

Maps good to very good with minor soil or foxing, mostly in margins. A few maps have margins extended and map 18 (Balkans) has an old repair with top right corner of border missing.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/3/2003