Auction 113, Lot 860

"The Times Atlas", The Times

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1899 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

11.5 x 16.5 inches
29.2 x 41.9 cm

Complete and very nice folio atlas with eighty-three maps. Each map is extremely detailed and finely engraved with blank verso and tipped into the atlas. Includes 34 double-page maps, 48 single-page and one double-page celestial chart. Original binding in green leather with quarter calf and embossed with gilt titling including clock and wreath pattern. Marbled end papers, title page, list of maps, maps and charts, 112 pp. index.


Condition: A

Binding is very good with only light rubbing with titling in fine condition. Spine is a little sunned. First few pages with scattered foxing. Maps are bright, clean and fine.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/7/2005