Auction 117, Lot 898

"[Lot of 80] Map Collectors' Circle",

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1965-75 (published)


Color: Black & White

7.3 x 9.7 inches
18.5 x 24.6 cm

Splendid run of the Map Collectors' Circle; from volume #21 (1965) to volume #110 (1975). Missing No. 22, 24, 33, 36, 37, 39, 42, 43, 45, 56, and 67; two copies of No. 93. The Map Collectors' Circle contains what is still the broadest reaching series of articles on old maps. This series was initiated, edited and published by the most highly regarded map expert of the 20th Century, Mr. Ronald V. Tooley. Contributors include scholars, dealers and collectors with articles on a wide range of topics that are readable and practical. Collectively, they cover probably the finest compendium of maps and their makers. Indispensable reference work for collectors, libraries, schools and dealers. Original cream paper wrappers. Shipping weight approximately 30 pounds with cost ranging from $25-45 in the U.S. Please contact us for a specific shipping quote.


Condition: B

Some muskiness and minor foxing of covers.

Estimate: $600 - $800

Sold for: $450

Closed on 12/6/2006