• Travel, Science and Natural Hi auction at Christies

    Sale 5489

    Travel, Science and Natural History

    22 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 101

    WYLD, James, the Elder (1790-1836). A General Atlas containing maps illustrating some important periods in ancient history. Edinburgh: for John Thomson & London: Baldwin, Cradock, [c. 1820]. 2° (350 x 260mm), engraved title, 44 engraved plates hand-coloured in outline, 2 double-page, by N.R. Hewitt and W.H. Lizars, 2 plates (map 8 affected by closed tear, some soiling and staining). Contemporary half calf (worn, block split). Provenance: contemporary pencil corrections to contents list and map numbers.

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    WYLD, James, the Elder (1790-1836). A General Atlas containing maps illustrating some important periods in ancient history. Edinburgh: for John Thomson & London: Baldwin, Cradock, [c. 1820]. 2° (350 x 260mm), engraved title, 44 engraved plates hand-coloured in outline, 2 double-page, by N.R. Hewitt and W.H. Lizars, 2 plates (map 8 affected by closed tear, some soiling and staining). Contemporary half calf (worn, block split). Provenance: contemporary pencil corrections to contents list and map numbers.


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