Auction 111, Lot 757

"Bradley's Atlas of the World for Commercial and Library Reference", Bradley, William M. [& Bros.]

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1889 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

14.2 x 19.5 inches
36.1 x 49.5 cm

Very fine complete American and world atlas, divided into two sections (Eastern Hemisphere and Western Hemisphere). Complete atlas with 76 hand-colored lithographed maps, mostly double-page, plus numerous insets and small maps. Contains two double-page maps of the United States, one of which is a great railroad map with printed red route lines and 36 other state and regional map of the United States including a map of Long Island and an extra double-page map of Massachusetts, not called for in index. Bound in original quarter calf and brown pebble cloth, lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. A perfect candidate for the atlas collector, needing only minor binding repair.


Condition: A

Spine missing and boards loose. Contents very fine.

Estimate: $1,300 - $1,400

Sold for: $1,000

Closed on 6/8/2005