Lot 308: 3 school atlases, 1827-1836.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Atlases/School Geographies] 3 Atlases. ++ ATLAS, DESIGNED TO ILLUSTRATE THE MALTE-BRUN SCHOOL GEOGRAPHY. Hartford: F. J. Huntington, 1836. 16 hand-colored maps (5 double-page pertaining exclusively to the US, 7 single-page, 4 quarter page), the other 5 items listed on the table of contents being printed matter on the last 2 leaves. Map of Africa misbound. 4to. Orig printed wraps. Reinforcement over inner edge of wraps, a couple map versos repaired near edge, some foxing and stains, occasional corner crease. ++ MODERN ATLAS, ON A NEW PLAN; TO ACCOMPANY THE SYSTEM OF UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHY BY WILLIAM CHANNING WOODBRIDGE Hartford: Oliver D. Cooke & Co., 1829, Third Edition. 9 maps, some single, some double page, 1 map folding (United States with inset of Northern States). 8 maps are hand-colored. The other 10 items on the map list are printed tables and lists of questions. Lacking engr title. Orig ¼ leather and printed board worn, a little foxing, maps very good. ++ Emma Willard. ANCIENT ATLAS, TO ACCOMPANY THE UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHY BY C. WOODBRIDGE AND E. WILLARD. Cooke, 1827. 6 hand-colored maps (2 double, 4 single page). Printed wraps loosening from interior, first and last map lightly toned, slight foxing. ++ 4to. Sold with all faults. 1.6 Lb.