Auction 97, Lot 583

"The Times Atlas", The Times

Subject: Atlas

Period: 1895 (published)


Color: Printed Color

12 x 17 inches
30.5 x 43.2 cm

Folio atlas that, according to the title page, contains "117 Pages of Maps, and comprising 173 Maps and an Alphabetical Index to 130,000 Names." All in beautiful printed color with incredible detail, many double page. Includes a really great engraving of the moon with much detail and four insets of crater detail. Beautifully marbled endpapers and fore-edges. Title page, List of Maps, and 118pp index.


Condition: A

Embossed cloth with red leather corners and spine that is tooled and lettered in gold. The spine leather has some areas of loss.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $600

Closed on 12/5/2001