Lot 109 of 312:
Arrowsmith's New General Atlas 1817  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,020
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
A New General Atlas, Constructed from the latest Authorities...
Author:
Arrowsmith, Aaron
Place:
Edinburgh
Publisher:
A. Constable & Co.
Date:
1817
Description:

With 53 copper-engraved maps, hand-colored in outline, drawn by Arrowsmith, engraved by Sidney Hall, with tissue guards; engraved title-page & table of contents. (4to) 28x22.3 cm (11x8¾") original leather-backed boards, gilt leather cover label.

All the regions of the World, devoted mostly to Europe, but including several significant maps of the Americas; the map of North America includes the cartography of Lewis and Clark. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Rubbing to boards with darkening to edges, areas of loss to spine strip; abraded area to front pastedown, maps with darkening to edges; contents very good.
 
Item number:
309235
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