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Auction 187, Lot 773


"[Lot of 3] Map Collectors' Circle - Nos. 6, 17, 61",

Subject: References, Southern Africa

Period: 1963-70 (published)


Color: Black & White

7.3 x 9.8 inches
18.5 x 24.9 cm
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Map Collectors' Circle contains what is still the broadest reaching series of cartographic bibliographies. The series was initiated, edited, and published by the most highly regarded map expert of the 20th Century, Mr. Ronald V. Tooley.

This lot includes three volumes covering the mapping of southern Africa. Taken together, the volumes list hundreds of maps and feature numerous black & white plates. Soft paper covers.

A. No. 61: Printed Maps of Southern Africa and Its Parts, by R.V. Tooley, published 1970.
B. No. 6: Early Maps and Views of the Cape of Good Hope, by R.V. Tooley, published 1963.
C. No. 17: The Cape of Good Hope 1782-1842 from De la Rochette to Arrowsmith, by D. Schrire, published 1965.


Condition: A

Contents are clean and tight with a minor crease to one plate in volume 17. Covers have minor wear with a previous owner's stamp on volume 6.

Estimate: $30 - $40

Sold for: $1

Closed on 4/27/2022