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Auction 151, Lot 743

"Atlas, Designed to Illustrate the Malte-Brun School Geography", Goodrich, Samuel Griswold

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1833 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

8.8 x 11 inches
22.4 x 27.9 cm

This nice school atlas contains 13, full and double-page, maps plus five tables. It includes 4 maps of U.S. regions, a map of the United States, maps of the 5 continents, maps of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and a sheet with two world maps. The map of the Untied States has a huge Missouri Territory taking in the plains region and a large Oregon Territory taking in the entire Pacific Northwest including parts of present-day British Columbia. It also shows Arkansas Territory with its western boundary extending to Mexico, which incorporates Texas and the entire Southwest. Printed paper wrappers.


Condition: B+

The maps are very good to near fine with some very occasional scattered foxing and a short fold separation at the bottom of the United States map. The tables and charts following the maps are heavily foxed. Paper covers are soiled and partially detached.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/19/2014