Auction 145, Lot 875

"Antique Maps and Charts", Humphreys, A.L.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1989 (published)


Color: Printed Color

11.2 x 12 inches
28.4 x 30.5 cm

Originally published as "Old Decorative Maps and Charts" in 1929, this reprint includes an introduction by Jonathan Potter. Spanning 300 years of researched works compiled by A.G.H. Macpherson, Humphrey's running commentary contains factual evidence, background information and legends regarding antique maps and map-making. 32 full color and 62 B & W illustrations, 191 pages. Hardbound in blue cloth boards with illustrated dust jacket.


Condition: A

Text and plates are clean and bright with light wear to the dust jacket.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/12/2013