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Auction 109, Lot 800

"Decorative Printed Maps of the 15th to 18th Centuries", Skelton, R. A.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1952 (published)



10 x 12 inches
25.4 x 30.5 cm

First edition, this being a revised edition of "Old Decorative Maps and Charts" by A.L. Humphreys. Mr. Skelton was the Superintendent of the Map Room at the British Museum when he published this work. 84 images in color and b/w, 80 text pages. Hard bound in red cloth, titled in gilt on spine.


Condition: A

Cover worn on edges, and few pencil marks. Mylar cover to replace missing dust jacket.

Estimate: $40 - $60

Sold for: $25

Closed on 12/1/2004