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Auction 118, Lot 946

"Justus Perthes' Taschen-Atlas", Perthes, Justus

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1885 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

4 x 7 inches
10.2 x 17.8 cm

Complete and very nicely executed pocket atlas contains 24 double-page, hand colored, copper engraved maps. Includes maps of the world and a few thematic maps. Hardbound in pictorial stamped green cloth, Title page, Table of Contents (Inhalt) and Foreword (Vorwort), 24 maps, 32pp.


Condition: A

Covers and spine show light shelf wear and bumping. Text and maps generally very good. Several maps with minor binding separations.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 3/6/2007