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Auction 115, Lot 795

"Lavoisne's Complete Genealogical, Historical, Chronological, and Geographical Atlas", Lavoisne/Aspin

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1814 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

12 x 17.7 inches
30.5 x 45 cm

Atlas dedicated to Her Royal Highness The Princess Charlotte of Wales. 64 colored maps and charts, averaging 12" x 12", surrounded by copy. The British edition of this folio atlas was published by John Barfield. The complete atlas contains 30 double-page maps, plus scores of chronological and historical tables. Two maps related to the Americas. Hard bound, title page, Introduction, Contents, maps. Gilt stamped leather label on cover. Covers detached, spine mostly missing, last 6 pages of maps are loose from signature. Complete atlas that is well worth the rebinding cost.

References: cf Phillips (A) 5527

Condition: B

The maps are generally very good with remarkably bright and well applied original coloring. Crisp impressions. A few maps with some light scattered foxing. Germany, Russia and Scandinavia are foxed.

Estimate: $700 - $800

Sold for: $500

Closed on 6/21/2006