Auction 95, Lot 413

"Mitchell's New General Atlas, containing Maps of the Various Counties of the World, Plans of Cities, Etc…", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: Atlas

Period: 1861 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.9 x 15.7 inches
32.8 x 39.9 cm

Complete atlas with three additional maps included by Mitchell, but not listed: Florida (shares page #25 with Georgia and Alabama), New Orleans (not numbered), and Iowa and Missouri (not numbered). All maps feature the strong, and well engraved, floral borders. All are beautifully colored with an extensive pallet. Features include the Confederate Territory of Arizona, Nebraska with a long panhandle, Pony Express Route shown, etc. Covers very worn and attached only at the back. Most signatures and a few maps are loose with some stitching holding it together. Overall, maps are generally clean and bright condition, some with soiling restricted to the margins, and some toning on isolated sheets. A beautiful and complete atlas that is perfect for rebinding.

References:

Condition: A

Covers very worn and attached only at the back. Most signatures and a few maps are loose with some stitching holding it together. Overall, maps are generally clean and bright condition, some with soiling restricted to the margins, and some toning on isolated sheets.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000

Sold for: $1,300

Closed on 6/13/2001

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