London, South Kensington
19 March 1999
Black's General Atlas of the World. New and Revised Edition, Edinburgh: A. & C. Black, 1870. Large 4 (450 x 330mm). Frontispiece and maps, many double-page, printed in colours and finished by hand (a few detached, occasional spotting), contemporary red half morocco gilt (upper joints broken, rubbed and lightly soiled), g.e.
JOHNSTON, Alexander Keith. The Royal Atlas of Modern Geography, Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1861. 2 (492 x 325mm.), 48 double-page engraved maps, hand-coloured in outline (occasional light spotting, a few short tears), contemporary green half morocco gilt (rebacked and rubbed), g.e. FIRST EDITION.
With 4 other atlases including W. G. Blackie's The Comprehensive Atlas & Geography of the World (London, 1883, 2 copies). (6)
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