Auction 99, Lot 614

"Stielers Hand-Atlas", Perthes, Justus

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1905 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
10.4 x 15.7 inches
26.4 x 39.9 cm

World atlas with 100 double page maps including a star and constellation chart. Maps are pasted onto backstrap, as with older atlases, so double page sheets are continuous. Verso of all maps are blank, except that each features a small index map that shows the relationship of map to the region. Typically fine detail, many detailed insets, etc. 237 pp, list of charts, index. A complete atlas bound in green cloth covered boards.

References:

Condition: A

Signatures all tight, end papers a little toned. Boards a little warped, marginal age toning, else very good.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $700

Closed on 6/12/2002

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