Auction 129, Lot 20

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

Subject: World & Continents

Period: 1865 (circa)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.2 x 10.7 inches
33.5 x 27.2 cm

Nice collection of maps with decorative floral borders. 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".

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Condition: A

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/23/2009

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