Auction 114, Lot 727

"Atlas de Geographie Historique Universelle", Duruy, Victor

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1844 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.3 x 8 inches
13.5 x 20.3 cm

This small historical atlas contains 15 maps of Europe covering the period of 395 AD to 1453. At rear is a large folding map titled, L'Europe le Nord de l'Afrique et l'Asie Occidentale en 1453, 17 x 11 inches. Hardbound with printed paper covers, title page, Ouvrages du Meme Auteur, Liste des Cartes, 16 pp. of text, maps. Maps are double-page, finely and delicately engraved and hand colored in outline. Fourteen double-page maps and one folding at rear.

References:

Condition: B

Covers rubbed and worn. One signature slipped from binding string at top. Mostly very good. Folding map at back has short tear at binding trim and a little toning on fold.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $65

Closed on 3/1/2006

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