Auction 157, Lot 771

"Old Decorative Maps and Charts", Humphreys, A.L.

Subject: References

Period: 1926 (published)


Color: Printed Color

10.1 x 12.6 inches
25.7 x 32 cm

This is the first limited edition (#58 out of 1,500 copies) published by Halton & Truscott Smith Ltd., London, 1926. It is an excellent and sought after reference compiled from maps in the MacPherson Collection, one of the finest collections in existence. Seventy-nine maps are reproduced, including 19 full-color (1 folding) tipped in, and a catalogue of atlases 1477-1875. 4to, hardbound in gilt embossed, red cloth boards.


Condition: B

Contents are moderately toned with creases in the bottom corner of some pages. Spine is sunned and the covers have light shelf wear.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $120

Closed on 5/4/2016