Lot 394 of 541:
Black's Atlas with maps by Sidney Hall 1841  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$780
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
Black's General Atlas: A Series of Fifty-Four Maps from the Latest and Most Authentic Sources. Engraved on Steel, in the First Style of the Art, by Sydney Hall

Author:
Hall, Sidney

Place:
Edinburgh

Publisher:
Adam and Charles Black

Date:
1841

Description:

[2], 12 pp. text + 54 engraved plates of maps, profiles, etc.; some maps are double-page, taking up 2 plates; most hand-colored in outline; tissue guards. 44.4x31.8 cm (17½x12½"), period half morocco & cloth, spine lettered in gilt, raised bands.

Handsome and significant atlas with finely-engraved maps, including two of the World, North America, United States to beyond the Mississippi, Mexico including Upr. or New California, and the rest of the known or semi-known world.

Provenance: F. Shasky, 9/91

References: P-LG 777 (1840 ed); 779 (1841 ed); 793 (1844 ed); 821 (1857); 829 (1860 ed); 849 (1867). The 1860 ed has 3 maps devoted to the U.S.; the 1867 ed, 18 maps devoted to the U.S. P-LG 756 is Hall's New General Atlas, 1830 published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Greens.
 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Moderate rubbing and wear to covers; internally clean and near fine.


 
Item number:
271784b
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