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Maps & Atlases Map Reference Decorative Graphics Ephemera

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

646 lots

December 5, 1996

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

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Lot 1: ASHER & ADAMS

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Description: Asher & Adams' New Commercial, Topographical, and Statistical Atlas and Gazetteer of the United States. Profusion of maps, hand-colored and in outline. Folio, publisher's 1/2 morocco, backstrip defective, extremities quite worn. New York, (1872).

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Lot 2: ASTLEY, JOHN

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Description: of Prestbury near Macclesfield]. Atlas containing 26 manuscript maps, all hand-colored in outline. Small square 4to, contemporary 1/4 sheep, worn. Np, circa 1800 Quite neatly done, with the penwork probably done from tracings. Each map accompanied by a manuscript leaf giving details of the area covered.

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Lot 3: BARTHELEMY, JEAN-JACQUES

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Description: Recueil de Cartes Geographiques, Plans, Vues et Medailles de I'Ancienne Grece, relatifs au Voyage du Jeune Anacharsis... Seconde Edition. 31 double-page or folding engraved maps and plates. 4to, contemporary sheep gilt, worn; dampstaining in upper outer corners throughout, some worming in lower inner corners. SOLD AS IS. Paris, 1789.

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Lot 4: BELLIN, JACQUES NICOLAS

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Description: Le Petit Atlas Maritime. Volumes 2 and 3 (of 5), containing 202 (of 213) mapsheets. Together, 2 volumes. Large square 4to, disbound; scattered dampstaining. Paris, 1764 Two of the more desirable volumes from the Atlas Maritime, treating South America, Asia, and Africa.

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Lot 5: BORY DE SAINT-VINCENT, J. B. G. M.

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Description: Voyage dans les Quatre Principales Iles des Mers d' Afrique. Atlas volumes only, containing 58 engraved maps and plates. Small folio, contemporary 1/4 roan, worn; slight dampstaining throughout. Paris, 1804.

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