Auction 90, Lot 405

"Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas of the World",

Subject: Atlas

Period: 1868 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 18.5 inches
38.1 x 47 cm

134 pages containing 62 (of 67) hand-colored maps. Gilt embossed binding with leather spine. Binding is in excellent condition. Missing 1/2 of map of the U.S., 1/2 of Maine, 1/2 of Massachusetts, Florida, and Texas. National Emblems chart, World, Vermont, Kentucky & Tennessee, Africa, and Roman Empire maps are split on centerfold. Other minor defects to a few maps. Even with its faults it is a nice atlas, which could easily be completed and repaired. It is rare to find this atlas with such a good binding.

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Condition: C

Estimate: $1,100 - $1,300

Sold for: $850

Closed on 3/15/2000

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