Jun 06, 2019 - Sale 2512

Sale 2512 - Lot 276

Price Realized: $ 6,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
WELLS, EDWARD. A New Sett of Maps Both of Antient and Present Geography. 41 double-page engraved maps. Folio, 17x13 inches, very sharp modern paneled calf with red morocco spine label; cartouches hand-colored; first map with small loss at centerfold, final map lightly soiled, minor worm track at lower center. Oxford: Printed at the Theater, 1700

Additional Details

A complete and overall very attractive Wells atlas bound with: 4 eighteenth-century engraved folding magazine charts of the Caribbean and Atlantic Ocean. Other clippings from the London Gazette pasted to rear end leaves.

together with: Wells, Edward. A Treatise of Antient and Present Geography... Second Edition. Engraved cartographic frontispiece, [xvi], 175, [29] pages. 8vo, 7 1/2x4 1/2 inches, contemporary paneled calf, quite nice. London: for A. and J. Churchill at the Black Swan, 1706.