Auction 140, Lot 904

"Smith's Atlas of Modern and Ancient Geography…", Smith, Roswell C.

Subject: Geography Books

Period: 1854 (published)


Color: Hand Color

10 x 12 inches
25.4 x 30.5 cm

This revised 1854 edition includes 35 maps, including double page maps of the World and United States. The U.S. map shows a large Nebraska territory, along with an early Utah, New Mexico and Kansas territory. Texas appears alone on a single page and the Far West (from the Rockies) is also shown on a single page. Includes 14 pp. of statistical tables. Quarto, quarter leather over brown-colored pictorial boards, 68 pp. Published by Daniel Burgess & Co.


Condition: B+

The pages have some light uniform toning, isolated foxing and a few minor spots. The hinge is starting, the spine is chipped and the covers are bumped and worn. Overall very good condition for a geography book.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 5/23/2012