Auction 109, Lot 789

"The Times Atlas", The Times

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1895 (published)


Color: Printed Color

12 x 17 inches
30.5 x 43.2 cm

A very nice complete folio atlas that, according to the title page, contains "117 Pages of Maps, and comprising 173 Maps and an Alphabetical Index to 130,000 Names." All in nice printed color with incredible detail, many double-page. Includes a really great engraving of the moon with four insets of crater detail. Maps are all printed on one side only and tipped in. Hardbound, quarter calf with embossed green cloth boards.


Condition: A

Light foxing on first few leaves, maps generally fine. Spine cracked with some wear on covers. Ink notation from previous owner on title page.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/1/2004