Auction 92, Lot 476

"Decorative Printed Maps of the 15th to 18th Centuries", Skelton, R. A.

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1952 (published)

Publication: Staples Press

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Size:
9.6 x 12.4 inches
24.4 x 31.5 cm

First edition, this being a revised edition of "Old Decorative Maps and Charts" by A.L. Humphreys. Mr. Skelton was the Superintendent of the Map Room at the British Museum when he published this work. 84 images in color and B & W, 80 text pages. Hard bound in red cloth, titled in gilt on spine. Front panel of original dj loose in front. A must-have reference for the new collector.

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Condition: A

Front panel of original dj loose in front. A must-have reference for the new collector.

Estimate: $50 - $75

Sold for: $85

Closed on 9/13/2000

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