Jun 07, 2018 - Sale 2481

Sale 2481 - Lot 272

Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
MITCHELL, SAMUEL AUGUSTUS. New Universal Atlas. Engraved pictorial title, contents leaf, 73 engraved mapsheets with excellent original hand-color (Oregon and Upper California unnumbered, but called for on the contents list). Folio, 17 1/4x14 inches, publisher's half roan over marbled paper covered boards, upper cover with gilt lettering piece, worn but sound; light edge toning and minimal scattered spotting; an attractive copy with fine hand-coloring. Philadelphia, 1847