"[Lot of 17 - Catalogs by Maggs Bros.]",
Subject: Reference Books
Period: 1952-1961 (published)
Color: Black & White
5.5 x 8.5 inches
14 x 21.6 cm
Great set of dealer catalogs all titled "Voyages and Travels." Collection includes: Vol. 4. Parts VI - X, Australia and the Pacific; Vol. 5. Parts I- X, South and Central America, Miscellaneous; Vol. 6 Part I and III, Miscellaneous. [1952-1961]. Maggs Bros. Ltd. A London bookseller's set of catalogues listing hundreds of maps, books, memoirs, collections of plates, sketches, etc. relating to world exploration from a vast range of times and places. Interesting illustrations, particularly elaborate title pages. Here, for example is an Ortelius atlas "Theatre de l'Univers" for 200 pounds. Colored paper wrappers.
Very nice examples considering their age and paper covers.