Lot 307: 3 Atlases incl 2 eds. Mitchell's School Geography
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Atlases/School Use] 3 Atlases. ++ MITCHELLS SCHOOL ATLAS: Comprising Maps and Tables Designed to accompany Mithcells School and Family Geography. Phila: E. H. Butler & Co./ NY: Sheldon & Co., 1860, Edition of 1859 at top of front cover. 31 maps (numbered to 32, map number 7 not appearing on map list), some double, some single page, some as an inset. Orig ¼ leather and printed paper covered board. Worn, covers separated from text, spine lacking. Moderate foxing, maps themselves very good. ++ Another edition of Mitchells School Atlas. 17 maps (of probably 18), no map 8 or title leaf. [Various ink names on map versos, at least 2 of which are dated 1863.] ¼ leather and printed board worn, loose, Map 7 separated. ++ Atlas, possibly [A School Atlas Accompanying Ancient and Modern Geography. C. 1815.] See Tooleys Dictionary, Ev. Ed., Vol 4, p386. Maps carry address Published by Cummings & Hilliard, No. 1 Cornhill, Boston. T. W. Wightman, Sc. 8 maps, hand colored outline:  The World.  North America.  The United States.  South America.  Europe.  Britain or the United Kingdom of England Scotland and Ireland.  Asia.  Africa. Contemp blue wraps worn, loose, world map has marginal chips, minor toning, few minor dampstains. ++ 8vo/4to. Sold with all faults. 2.2 Lb.