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Auction 128, Lot 981

"A Compendium of Modern Geography…",

Subject: Geography Books

Period: 1846 (dated)


Color: Black & White

3.8 x 6 inches
9.7 x 15.2 cm
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This rare Scottish produced atlas by Rev. Alex. Stewart is in its eight edition. Folding maps include: World (double hemisphere); Europe (A); England with binding side rear (B+); Scotland (A); Ireland binding side tear (B+); Asia with l3" tear at side (C); Africa (B+); N. America with binding trim tear; and S. America (B+). Hardbound in full tooled leather, black leather label on spine, 334 pp. Published by Oliver & Boyd, Tweeddale Court, Edinburgh. Nice example of this small atlas.


Condition: B+

Maps generally very good, contents tight and clean. Covers rubbed and soiled with spine abraded at bottom and near label. Several owner's names in ink on the inside paste-down.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/20/2009