Auction 141, Lot 768

"Genealogical, Chronological, Historical, and Geographical Atlas, Exhibiting All the Royal Families in Europe, their Origin, Descendency, Marriages, &c.", Le Sage

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1802 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

11.5 x 15.5 inches
29.2 x 39.4 cm

This English edition folio atlas was published by J. Barfield. It is dedicated to His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester. The atlas contains 25 maps and tables with an incredible amount of information on the genealogy and chronology of the "Royal Families in Europe." Each group of tables is followed by the related map, surrounded by additional text. Contents include title page with list of maps, list of subscribers (including the royalty), Plan of Mr. Le Sage's Maps, introduction, maps and tables. Hardbound, half calf with marbled boards and leather tips. Gilt title on front cover.


Condition: B

The maps and tables are generally good to very good with light toning, some scattered foxing, and occasional offsetting in the maps. Covers are heavily worn, the spine is rubbed, and the hinges are starting, but overall the atlas is sound and intact.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/5/2012