Jun 07, 2017 - Sale 2450

Sale 2450 - Lot 247

Price Realized: $ 750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
MITCHELL, SAMUEL AUGUSTUS. Mitchell's New General Atlas, Containing Maps of the Various Countries of the World, Plans of Cities, Etc. Letterpress title-page, list of maps, profusion of full and double-page hand-colored engraved maps, 30 pages of reference tables (ie, complete). Folio, 15 1/4x12 3/4 inches, original publisher's 1/2 morocco over pebbled cloth, upper cover with elaborate gilt title cartouche, corners and spine edges rubbed, tight and sound; title a bit foxed but maps clean with bright original hand-coloring, contemporary owner's ink inscription front pastedown. Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1869