Auction 113, Lot 20

"[Lot of 8 - World and Continents]", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: World & Continents

Period: 1860 (dated)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

13 x 11 inches
33 x 27.9 cm

Nice collection of maps by Mitchell representing the world and continents. The set includes two world maps, one map of each continent, and Oceania. The titles are: 1) The World in Hemispheres; 2) Map of the World on the Mercator Projection (double page, 18 x 14", toned along centerfold); 3) Map of North America…; 4) Map of South America…; 5) Map of Europe…; 6) Map of Asia…; 7) Map of Africa showing it most Recent Discoveries; 8) Map of Oceanica… All measure approximately as noted except the double-page world.


Condition: A

All maps are very good to fine. A couple with some marginal soiling or toning. World on Mercator's has a little centerfold toning. All have crisp impressions and fine original coloring.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/7/2005