Auction 112, Lot 783

"A Complete Genealogical, Historical, Chronological, and Geographical Atlas…", Lavoisne/Aspin

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1821 (published)


Color: Hand Color

12 x 17.8 inches
30.5 x 45.2 cm

Third American edition of this folio atlas published by M. Carey and Sons. Approximately 30 double-page maps, plus scores of tables, chronological and historical. Missing the maps relating to the United States including the map by John Melish. Sold as a collection of maps, including the title page, advertisement text, and contents page. Covers detached, spine missing, contents mostly loose.


Condition: C

Most maps good with a few very good. France, Spain & Portugal, and Russia with heavier foxing, small ink stain on Scotland. Very few split maps as normally found in this atlas. Scattered foxing or toning to text pages.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/28/2005