Jul 09, 2020 - Sale 2540

Sale 2540 - Lot 244

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
EDWARDS, BRYAN. A New Atlas of the British West Indies. Letterpress title, list, and 11 engraved maps (3 folding). 4to, 11 1/2x10 1/2 inches, lightly worn original marbled boards rebacked preserving original spine label; uncut; moderate foxing and offsetting, upper margin of title with early ownership inscription excised, the paper reinstated and a later name added to another place, bookplate partially removed from front pastedown. Philadelphia: James Humphreys, 1806

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Scarce atlas published to accompany the Philadelphia edition of Caribbean planter and merchant Bryan Edwards' History of the West Indies. The fine maps are engraved by early American tradesman Joseph H. Seymour.