Auction 153, Lot 757

"School Atlas to Cummings' Ancient & Modern Geography. Eighth Edition", Cummings & Hilliard

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1815 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.5 x 9.6 inches
16.5 x 24.4 cm

This eighth edition, American-produced atlas is complete with eight double-page maps of the world and continents. This early geography contains a nice map of North America that shows the United States confined east of the Mississippi River, Louisiana taking in the central plains region and New Mexico incorporating Tecas. "The United States" map shows the U.S. to the Mississippi River with the huge Missouri Territory and North West Territory occupying the western portion above Louisiana. Locates numerous forts and Indian tribes. Original stiff paper covers with decorative border and spheres at each corner.

References:

Condition: B

The maps are generally good with light to moderate foxing, offsetting and soiling. Covers are worn and stained.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/20/2015

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