9 June 2004
Property Sold to Benefit The Western Reserve Historical Society*
ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, Didier (1723-1786). Nouvel atlas portatif destiné principalement pour l'instruction de la jeunesse. Paris: Fortin, 1778.
4o (289 x 232 mm). Engraved title. 53 double-page maps, including 3 differently colored versions of the world map and an extra copy of the Carte des primiers ages du monde, all colored in outline (library blindstamps). (Title with library ink stamp.) Contemporary mottled calf gilt (worn). Provenance: Earl of Glasgow (armorial bookplate).
Fine juvenile atlas by the Royal Geographer, with different colorings of the world and ancient maps for instruction. Phillips Atlases 649 (calling for 52 maps). Sold not subject to return.
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