Dec 17, 2019 - Sale 2527

Sale 2527 - Lot 256

Price Realized: $ 20,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
JEFFERYS, THOMAS. The American Atlas: Or, a Geographical Description of the Whole Continent of America. Letterpress title-page, index leaf, and 29 (of 30) engraved mapsheets (lacking No. 2, the central section of Braddock Mead's three-panel chart of North and South America). Folio, 21 1/2x16 inches, original marbled boards rebacked with original morocco spine label laid on; original hand-coloring in outline throughout; light offsetting and foxing, a few maps with repaired damage to the margins, upper right part of the Fry and Jefferson map of Virginia (sheet 21) torn away resulting in the loss of roughly one quarter the total printed surface of the map. London: Sayer and Bennett, 1776 [-1777]