London, South Kensington
22 April 2010
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.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
+44 (0)20 7752 3165
+44 (0)20 7389 2157
+44 (0)20 7752 3205
+44 (0)20 7752 3291
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Specialist James Hyslop surveys some of the stunning natural marvels, from fossils to fool’s gold, offered in our Sculpted by Nature sale
As the scientific community investigates the cigar-shaped asteroid that has been dubbed ’Oumuamua, Dr. Alan Rubin discusses the origins of extraterrestrial rocks
The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale totals £128,081,750, with works by Picasso and a record-breaking Franz Marc painting also achieving top prices
Seven expert tips on collecting, whether you seek affordable works on paper or a museum-quality masterpiece