Auction 110, Lot 736

"Hiltorisch Genealogisch Geographilcher Atlas von le Sage Graf Las Cases…", Velten, Johann

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1831 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 22 inches
38.1 x 55.9 cm

First German edition of this popular French folio atlas with genealogical information and maps. The main portion of the atlas is 42 double-page tables of genealogical information. The large maps appear with the text on 24 sheets. They cover the world and are copper engravings with original hand coloring. Large and complete atlas includes Title page, List of tables and maps, text and maps (42 pp.), Table of Contents (3 pp.). Hardbound with paper covers and green cloth spine. With original paper label on cover.

References: Phillips (A) 3550

Condition: B

Covers attached but in poor condition. A few minor spots on some maps, one has quite a bit of toning, one has some color smears. Generally all maps and texts are in very good condition, some with marginal staining. End papers foxed and soiled.

Estimate: $700 - $900

Sold for: $650

Closed on 3/2/2005

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