Auction 119, Lot 913

"Bradley's Atlas of the World for Commercial and Library Reference", Bradley, William M. [& Bros.]

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1888 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

14 x 19 inches
35.6 x 48.3 cm

Very fine world atlas, divided into the Eastern and Western Hemispheres. The atlas is complete with 76 hand-colored lithographed maps, mostly double-page, plus numerous insets and small maps. Contains two double-page maps of the United States, one of which is a great railroad map with printed red route lines. Plus 36 other state and regional map of the United States including a map of Long Island and an extra double-page map of Massachusetts, not called for in index. The maps are embellished with decorative borders. Bound in original quarter calf and brown pebble cloth, lettered in gilt. A fine atlas that will benefit from the attention of a binder.


Condition: B

Text and maps with some light to moderate soiling on a few maps. Covers worn and bumped with the spine missing.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200


Closed on 5/9/2007