Auction 124, Lot 796

"Cartography Collection of David M. Rumsey. A Group of Atlases, Maps, Books, and Globes, Primarily of America, from 1691 to 1993, Numbering 4319 Items, on April 29, 1994",

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1994 (dated)


Color: Black & White

9 x 11 inches
22.9 x 27.9 cm

This unusual issue of Mr. Rumsey's collection as of 1994 lists 4,319 maps, books, atlases, and globes. Each item includes the cartographer, title, date, city, publisher, size, reference, and additional information. Following the list is an "Alphabetical Listing of Reference Books," plus full listings of the collection sorted by date, type, and by list number. We've not previously seen this issue, which will be an invaluable reference for the researcher and cataloger. Spiral bound with Mylar covers, the report is nearly two inches thick.


Condition: A

A little soiling on paper edge, else fine.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $110

Closed on 5/7/2008