Auction 136, Lot 802

"Mitchell's New General Atlas, containing Maps of the Various Counties of the World, Plans of Cities, Etc…", Mitchell/Bradley

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1887 (published)


Color: Hand Color

13.4 x 16 inches
34 x 40.6 cm

Complete with 147 maps and plans on 67 sheets, together with statistical tables, a list of post offices of the United States and Territories, and the census of 1880. This edition contains a number of maps and city plans not found in earlier editions, including separate maps for Colorado, Indian Territory, Dakota Territory, Detroit and the double-page "Railroad Map of the United States." Includes the very nice double-page "County and Township Map of Arizona and New Mexico and County" and "County Map of the State of California." Also includes a double-page map of Texas and double-page city plans of Boston, Philadelphia, and New York. Some, but not all, maps are printed on both sides. Original half calf over cloth boards with gilt title on front cover. Published by William M. Bradley & Bro. who took over the publication in 1880.



The maps are mostly fine (A+), clean and bright with supple paper, a few are very good. Covers are rough with front board and spine no longer attached to binding. Binding is split at map 99. (C) A very nice set of maps that could be rebound.

Estimate: $900 - $1,200


Closed on 6/1/2011