Auction 110, Lot 746

"Atlas Antiquus. Twelve Maps of the Ancient World for Schools and Colleges", Kiepert, Heinrich C.

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1903 (published)

Publication: Rand McNally & Co.

Color: Hand Color

10 x 14.5 inches
25.4 x 36.8 cm

German atlas, distributed by Rand McNally, of the ancient world with 12 maps. Maps are very finely engraved and colored. Most are double-page, printed on one sheet and tipped in. Hispania map has some light blue ink smudges. With a List of Names (ancient and in English), 27 pp. Hardbound with cloth covers. A very nice set of ancient maps.


Condition: B

Well worn covers, with old green tape along spine, which is coming away. Some ink marks, and an blue ink stain in margin of one map. School stamps on blank end papers. Some maps with short marginal centerfold splits but generally clean and bright.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $95

Closed on 3/2/2005