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Auction 190, Lot 738


"[Lot of 2] Atlas of Discovery [and] Historical Atlas of Exploration 1492-1600",

Subject: References

Period: 1973-2000 (published)


Color: Printed Color

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A. Atlas of Discovery, by Gail Roberts, published 1973 (8.7 x 12.3"). Featuring maps by Geographical Projects and an introduction compiled from the writings of 20th-century circumnavigator Sir Francis Chichester, this interesting book chronicles the history of exploration with detailed maps tracing the routes of various explorers. In addition to the original maps, it is illustrated with reproductions of antique maps. Published in New York by Crown Publishers, Inc. 192 pages. Hardbound in blue cloth with gilt title on spine and a pictorial dust jacket protected by Mylar. Condition: Text and covers are near fine ,with a hint of soiling on the covers. Dust jacket is lightly sunned. (A)

B. Historical Atlas of Exploration 1492-1600, by Angus Konstam, published 2000 (12.2 x 9.3"). This informative book features chapters on sea routes to the Indies, exploration of the coastline of North America, the conquest of Central America, discovery in the Pacific, the Northwest Passage, and more. It includes more than 200 color illustrations, including several maps. Published by Checkmark Books. 192 pages. Hardbound in gray cloth with an illustrated dust jacket protected by Mylar. Condition: Like new. (A+)



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Estimate: $20 - $35

Sold for: $41

Closed on 11/16/2022