Auction 115, Lot 801

"[Facsimile] The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain with The Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World John Speed 1676", Speed, John

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1991 (published)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
12 x 18 inches
30.5 x 45.7 cm

A limited edition facsimile edition of the complete 1676 atlas published in full size. Folio, red cloth bound with gilt title on cover. Fits into matching red cloth slipcase. This atlas was reproduced from a copy in the private collection of Mrs. K.M. Hales. A difficult to find edition as it was limited to 600 copies, this being #153. Published by Jonathan Potter.

References:

Condition: A

Book and contents are fine. Slip case is slightly soiled, else fine.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $375

Closed on 6/21/2006

Archived