Auction 126, Lot 844

"Gray's Atlas of the United States, with General Maps of the World…", Gray, O. W.

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1873 (published)


Color: Hand Color

15 x 17.5 inches
38.1 x 44.5 cm

This complete atlas contains approximately 75 maps. Includes the uncolored Climatological map by Blodget, the Mountains & Rivers chart and several thematic maps plus all states, city plans of Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. With fine maps of Texas, a double page map of the Southwest, and a great Indian Territory. Folio. Hardbound in brown cloth with quarter calf, title page, contents, text and descriptions, maps, index.

References: Phillips (A) 1390.

Condition: B+

Cover is loose from spine. Spine is largely missing. Covers are in fair condition with just a little bumping to leather tips. Maps are generally good plus with just a little foxing on some. Bookplate on inside cover. Will benefit from some binding repair.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,400

Sold for: $850

Closed on 12/3/2008