Lot 142 of 312:
Royal Atlas of Modern Geography1882  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
The Royal Atlas of Modern Geography, Exhibiting, in a Series of Entirely Original and Authentic Maps, the Present Condition of Geographical Discovery and Research in the Several Countries, Empires, and States of the World
Author:
Johnston, Alexander Keith
Place:
Edinburgh
Publisher:
W. & A.K. Johnston
Date:
1882
Description:

Double-page North Polar chart frontispiece and 50 additional steel-engraved map-sheets (most are double-page), printed in blue and black and hand-colored in outline. Plus index leaves for each map. (Folio) 49x33 cm (19¼x12¾"), original red half morocco and cloth, front cover decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt, spine decorated and lettered in gilt, raised bands, all edges gilt. 

Handsome, detailed maps. Complete, with eight of the maps relating to the United States and the Americas. Several maps have smaller inset map.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Wear and staining to boards, rubbing to extremities, boards detached at spine; the volume is complete, with most leaves detached and laid in, a few closed tears to text sheets; overall good.
 
Item number:
309209
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