• Travel, Science and Natural Hi auction at Christies

    Sale 5489

    Travel, Science and Natural History

    22 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 100

    [THOMSON, John]. A New General Atlas. Edinburgh: George Ramsay for John Thomson & London: Baldwin, Cradock, 1817. 2° (542 x 411cm), 74 hand-coloured double-page engraved maps, map 34 on 4 double-page sheets, one double-page plate (title soiled and creased, maps 8, 18, 25, 46 and 55 severed along fold, blue ink stain affecting lower corners of most maps from 38 onwards, map 34 repaired and stained at margins, marginal repair to map 47, several maps browned or creased). Contemporary half calf (upper cover detached). Provenance: [Newton Hall Library, Northumberland].

    Price Realised  

    [THOMSON, John]. A New General Atlas. Edinburgh: George Ramsay for John Thomson & London: Baldwin, Cradock, 1817. 2° (542 x 411cm), 74 hand-coloured double-page engraved maps, map 34 on 4 double-page sheets, one double-page plate (title soiled and creased, maps 8, 18, 25, 46 and 55 severed along fold, blue ink stain affecting lower corners of most maps from 38 onwards, map 34 repaired and stained at margins, marginal repair to map 47, several maps browned or creased). Contemporary half calf (upper cover detached). Provenance: [Newton Hall Library, Northumberland].


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    Saleroom Notice

    Blue ink stain affects corners of the following maps to a variable degree: 34-44, 46, 48, 51, 53-56, 58-63, 66-74.

    There is creasing to maps 9. 26, 28, 55 and 70.