Auction 96, Lot 559

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

Subject: Atlas

Period: 1865 (published)


Color: Hand Color

12.9 x 15.7 inches
32.8 x 39.9 cm

One of the best examples of this atlas that is complete right down to the end papers. Contains 84 maps on 53 sheets including five double-page maps. Quarter leather on spine with tooling, tooled cloth covers with gold embossed lettering. All maps carry 1860 registered date.


Condition: A

All maps have fine and strong coloring, good impressions, and minimal toning and foxing. No splits or tears. Contents a little shaken, binding rubbed and bumped.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,600

Sold for: $1,800

Closed on 9/12/2001