The Queen Mary Atlas (Folio Society, 2005) Limited Edition Leather Binding
The Queen Mary Atlas
commentary by Peter Barber
The Folio Society, 2005
Limited to 1000 copies, this being number 387.
Atlas – full leather binding with gilt decoration to spine and front board. Twelve guard-mounted double-page facsimile maps and charts. 23.25 x 16.25 inches approx. (590mm x 418mm). Commentary volume – buckram over boards, gilt title to spine and inlay paper title to front. viii, 87pp plus colour plates. 12 x 7.5 inches approx (305mm x 194mm). All housed in a buckram covered clamshell box with title to front and leather label to spine.
Box bumped to corners, especially to tail of spine. Leather a little marked in places especially to rear board – some from handling however in the main are naturally occurring blemishes inherent in such a large piece of hide.
A nice, clean copy – sumptuous, large and heavy…
£400.00 (shipping not available – collection from a book fair by arrangement or possible local delivery, please enquire)
ref. [1245.5]: Folio 60 – A Bibliography of The Folio Society 1947-2006