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Auction 146, Lot 825

"A Modern Atlas; Forming a Complete Compendium of Geography...", Findlay, Alexander

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1843 (published)


Color: Hand Color

6.7 x 9.9 inches
17 x 25.1 cm
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This modern atlas contains 30 double-page maps mostly of Europe, but also includes maps of North America and the United States. Both of these maps feature an independent Republic of Texas. There are also three maps of Australia including Oceania, New South Wales, and Tasmania or Van Diemen's Land. Includes a 10 page introduction and 51 pp. index. Hardbound in marbled boards with leather tips.


Condition: B

The maps are in very good to good condition with original outline color with light foxing and offsetting. The hinges and spine have perished and the covers are held together with binder's tape. Title page is loose and the covers are heavily worn and chipped.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $240

Closed on 9/4/2013