Catalog Archive
Auction 88, Lot 418

"Olney's Atlas: Comprising Modern and Ancient Geography Designed to Accompany The Practical System of Geography for Schools and Families", Olney, A. N.

Subject: Geography

Period: 1856 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

10 x 12 inches
25.4 x 30.5 cm

70pp with 28 maps and charts. The double hemisphere world map includes quaint little vignettes throughout, such as Indians and buffalo in North America, lions and elephants in Africa, a pagoda in China and a kangaroo in Australia. The U.S. map depicts the large early western territorial borders. Maps are printed one side only and are hand-colored. Pictorial boards with leather spine, rubbed and stained. Maps with minor foxing throughout.


Condition: B

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $425

Closed on 10/2/1999