Auction 132, Lot 724

"Atlas, Designed to Illustrate the Malte-Brun School Geography", Goodrich, Samuel Griswold

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1833 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.8 x 11 inches
22.4 x 27.9 cm

This nice school atlas contains 13, full and double-page, maps plus five tables. It includes 4 maps of U.S. regions, a map of the United States, maps of the 5 continents, maps of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and a sheet with two world maps. The map of the Untied States has a huge Missouri Territory taking in the plains region and a large Oregon Territory taking in the entire Pacific Northwest including parts of present-day British Columbia. It also shows Arkansas Territory with its western boundary extending to Mexico, which incorporates Texas and the entire Southwest.

References:

Condition: B+

Maps with original color with a few minor spots and toning. Covers stains with some tears on the back cover. Overall better than most school geographies.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/2/2010

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