Final Results of Swann Auction Galleries' May 26 Maps & Atlases Auction Sale 2417

Cedid Atlas

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Lot 199

Mahmud Raif Efendi, Cedid atlas tercümesi, with 25 hand-colored maps, folio, Istanbul, 1803 or 1804. Sold May 26, 2016 for $118,750, the atlas's first appearance at auction.

Elihu Barker Map

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Lot 5

Elihu Barker & Mathew Carey, A Map of Kentucky from Actual Survey, large wall map on two joined sheets, Philadelphia, circa 1794. Sold May 26, 2016 for $37,500, an auction record.

For full auction sales results click here.

For the original discussion of the sale on Passed Time, including links to articles about many of the maps and mapmakers, click here

 FYI: Swann Auctions is introducing a new Maps & Atlases specialist Caleb Kiffer. Caleb has more than a dozen years of experience handling this material and he will be stepping in as custodian of this growing department at Swann. 

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