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Lot 0543
Heading: (Manuscript atlas)
Author: Newman, Louie
Title: 19th century manuscript atlas containing twenty maps of Europe
Place Published: [n.p.]
Publisher:
Date Published: [c.1880]
Description:


Manuscript atlas containing 20 separate hand-drawn maps of Europe, a few with color. (8vo) 23x18 cm (9x7"), bound in original stiff marbled wraps, spine reinforced with strip of cloth tape.



Beautifully executed 19th century manuscript atlas of Europe. Circa 1880 volume was penned by Louie Newman, whose ownership inscription appears on verso of front cover. The 20 maps are painstakingly rendered by author. Some countries appear multiple times, with each map depicting unique features. Four separate hand-drawn maps of Scotland depict "mountains", "rivers and land locks, "capes, bays, & straights", and "counties & chief-towns" respectively. Others here include Ireland (3 maps), Europe (2 maps), France (3 maps), German Empire, Germany (2 maps), Switzerland, Italy, Spain, The dominions of the Angevins [Medieval Angevin Empire] (2 maps). Twenty maps in all, with 2 in color.



 

Condition

Wrappers worn, rubbed, and starting to detach, small tear to top edge of rear wrapper; first and last maps toned, otherwise generally clean throughout with author's inked text bold and legible; overall about very good.

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19th century manuscript atlas

Estimate $200 - $300Aug 23, 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA