Auction 149, Lot 752

"A Compendium of Modern Geography…",

Subject: Geography Books

Period: 1846 (dated)


Color: Black & White

3.8 x 6 inches
9.7 x 15.2 cm

This rare Scottish produced atlas by Rev. Alex. Stewart is in its eighth edition. Folding maps include: World (double hemisphere); Europe (A); England with binding side rear (B+); Scotland (A); Ireland binding side tear (B+); Asia with l3" tear at side (C); Africa (B+); N. America with binding trim tear; and S. America (B+). Hardbound in full tooled leather, black leather label on spine, 334 pp. Published by Oliver & Boyd, Tweeddale Court, Edinburgh. Nice example of this small atlas.


Condition: B+

Maps are generally very good, contents tight and clean. Covers rubbed and soiled with spine abraded at bottom and near label. Several owner's names in ink are present on the inside paste-down.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 5/21/2014