Lot 2037: 2V FENNER'S POCKET ATLAS OF MODERN AND ANCIENT GEOGRAPHY 1828/c1830 Antique Geography Full- & Double-Page Maps With Color Outlining
December 9, 2012
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:
- Fenner's Pocket Atlas Classical by uncredited author - Dated 1828 by Robert JenningsAntique volume is bound in quarter leather, with gilt lettering to spine and marbled paper-covered boards. Book shows wear and minor loss of material to spine cover and at outside corners. Covers display rubbing. Front hinge is cracked. Previous owner's name and date of Oct. 1857 can be seen on front pastedown. Versos of maps have light foxing.
- Fenner's Pocket Atlas of Modern & Ancient Geography: The First Series Shewing the Different States of Europe, Asia, Africa & America, Divided according to the General Treaty of Peace, by Congresss in 1815 & Exhibiting Parry, Ross & Franklin's Discoveries to the Present Period: The Second Series or Classical To Illustrate Ancient History. Every Map Is Engraved from Original Drawings, with a Plate of the Heights of Mountains & the Lengths of Rivers by uncredited author, uncredited author - Dated circa 1830 by Robert JenningsAntique volume lacks spine cover. Boards are detached. Binding is separated at several points. Previous owner's name and date of Oct. 1857 can be seen on rear pastedown. Interior shows few instances of light foxing and very occasional pencil marginalia. Well-preserved maps with outline coloring are clean and bright. The two volumes have a total of 70 maps between them.
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