Auction 119, Lot 934

"[Lot of 5] A List of Maps of America [and] A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress Volumes I-IV", Phillips, P. Lee

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1967-99

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
6.5 x 9 inches
16.5 x 22.9 cm

1) A List of Maps of America "…a subject-chronological monograph relating to the maps of America in the Library of Congress" as of November, 1897. Amsterdam, 1967, Facsimile Reprint, 1137pp. 8vo, hardbound in green cloth with silver titles on black on front and spine. Almost new condition with only minor rubbing to spine and a dark spot on front cover. Contents fine.

2) A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress Volumes I-IV This is the modern, limited reprint (100 copies), by Martino Publishing, 1999. The 4 volume set is as follows: Vol. I Atlases, Vol. II Author List Index, Vol. III Titles, and Vol. IV Titles. This set is largely considered to be an essential reference for any collector. 8vo, uniformly hardbound in green cloth with gilt titles on spines. Near new condition.

References:

Condition: A+

All five books are near new condition, and appear to be used little, if at all.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $350

Closed on 5/9/2007

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