Item #901684 Old Decorative Maps and Charts. Arthur L. Humphreys.
Old Decorative Maps and Charts
Old Decorative Maps and Charts
Old Decorative Maps and Charts
Old Decorative Maps and Charts

Old Decorative Maps and Charts

London & New York: Halton & Truscott Smith / Minton, Balch & Company, 1926.
Limited Edition. Hardcover.

#541 of a Limited Edition of 1500 numbered copies. With Illustrations from Engravings in the MacPherson Collection, and a Catalogue of the Atlases, etc., in the Collection by Henry Stevens. Printed in Great Britain by Morton, Burt & Sons, Ltd.; Colour plates engraved and printed by the Arc Entraving Co.

Humphreys introduces the plates with a 51pp discussion of the history of map making. The 79 plates that follow picture maps dated 1482 - 1776 (the last being a Plan of the City of New York).

Item #901684

10 x 12-5/8", red cloth over thick beveled boards with gilt borders and titles, top-edge gilt, viii, 51pp, xliii, 79 numbered plates, 18 of which are color plates that have been tipped onto grey paper, 1 folding color plate, all 19 color plates have tissue guards, 2 black & white illustrations in text.

Bookplate of Ernest Dunbar Clark first paste-down endpaper, sun fading to spine and light wear to tips, square, tight, all plates in excellent condition, very good indeed. The work is large and heavy and may require additional shipping charges. Please inquire as to cost for shipping to your locale.

Price: $125.00