Dec 08, 2015 - Sale 2401

Sale 2401 - Lot 54

Price Realized: $ 6,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
THE HOLSTER ATLAS. SAYER, ROBERT; and BENNETT, JOHN. The American Military Pocket Atlas. Letterpress title, dedication to Pownall, advertisement, and list of maps, and six engraved folding maps. 8vo, 235x140 mm, modern full blue leather with red leather spine label; some offsetting and toning, a few maps with small separations at intersecting folds. London: R. Sayer and J. Bennet, [1776]

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This atlas was designed for the benefit of British officers in the field. It included the "maps that the British high command regarded as providing the essential topographical information in the most convenient form." -- Schwartz & Ehrenberg; Phillips 1206.