Auction 113, Lot 865

"[Lot of 17 - Catalogs by Maggs Bros.]",

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1952-1961 (published)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
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.

References:

Condition: A

Very nice examples considering their age and paper covers.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/7/2005

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