Auction 93, Lot 474

"The Cyclopaedia; or Universal Dictionary of Arts, Science, and Literature … Plates. Vol. VI. Ancient and Modern Atlas", Rees, Abraham

Subject: Atlas

Period: 1820 (dated)


Color: Black & White

8.8 x 11 inches
22.4 x 27.9 cm

This atlas contains 62 copper engraved maps, 61 being double page. All uncolored, as issued, with crisp, bright impressions, most with limited scattered foxing. Hardbound with lovely marbles covers and brown leather spine embossed and titled in gold. All of the modern maps are published under the direction of John Arrowsmith. A nice set of maps, including two worlds, British Possessions in North America, North America, United States, and the West Indies.


Condition: B

A handsome atlas that is complete and with tight binding and beautiful spine.

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Sold for: $850

Closed on 12/6/2000