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Auction 128, Lot 21

"[Lot of 8 - World and Continents]", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: World & Continents

Period: 1860 (dated)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

13 x 11 inches
33 x 27.9 cm
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Nice collection of maps with decorative floral border. The set includes two world maps, one map of each continent, and a map of Oceania. The titles are: 1) The World in Hemispheres; 2) Map of the World on the Mercator Projection (double page); 3) Map of North America…; 4) Map of South America…; 5) Map of Europe…; 6) Map of Asia…; 7) Map of Africa showing it most Recent Discoveries; 8) Map of Oceanica… All measure approximately as noted except the double-page world, which is 18 x 14".


Condition: A

All maps are very good to fine. A couple with some marginal soiling or toning. World on Mercator's Projection has a little centerfold toning. All have crisp impressions and fine original coloring.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 5/20/2009