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Ewing's Atlas.
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Ewing's Atlas.

By ATLAS) Murray, Hugh, F.R.S.E.

Edinburgh.: Oliver & Boyd.. No date. Ca. 1847.. Atlas, 11 ¾ 9 ¼ inches, ¾ leather binding. Corners bumped, discoloration and spotting to covers, contents clean and bright, save for small ink spot on map of France. 28 hand-colored maps, including the double-page "World" map. Cover states "Thirty third thousand." Dating of Atlas based, chiefly, on the delineations featured on the "United States & Canada Map--No. 25"; Wisconsin, as shown, extends north to Lake of the Woods while the eastern part of the vast territory, not delineated on this map, achieved statehood in 1848; no Minnesota Territory is shown (created 1849); 49th Parallel border (as shown) established 1846. An engaging atlas with contents in very good clean condition. Full title: Ewing's New General Atlas; Containing Distinct Maps of All the Principal States and Kingdoms Throughout the World; A New Edition, Including the Most Recent Discoveries with Preliminary Illustrations, By Hugh Murray F.R.S.E. Thirty third thousand. .

$325.00

Globe Encyclopedia Atlas.
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Globe Encyclopedia Atlas.

By ATLAS)

Edinburgh.: W. & A.K. Johnson.. No date. Ca. 1890.. Atlas 10 ¼ x 7 ½ inches featuring 37 tipped-in folded color maps on sheets 10 x 13 ½ inches. Atlas features ¾ leather binding. Corners are severely bumped and leather covering to spine is missing. Maps are identified on lower left corner as comprising the "Globe Encyclopedia Atlas." Map of Western States shows Dakota as an entity (prior to being split into North and South in 1889) while Indian Territory is a complete entity (Oklahoma became a portion of Indian Territory in 1890, eventually subsuming the entire Territory’s identity with statehood in 1907.) These configurations support a circa 1890 date of publication for the Atlas. Atlas is tightly bound with maps in very good clean condition; as they are tipped-in they are fully accessible to the reader. An uncommon Atlas; WorldCat shows only three library holdings. .

$265.00

The London General Gazetteer; or, compendious Geographical Dictionary.  Containing a Description of the Nations, Empires, Kingdoms, States, Provinces, Cities...of the Known World...Illustrated with Maps...
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The London General Gazetteer; or, compendious Geographical Dictionary. Containing a Description of the Nations, Empires, Kingdoms, States, Provinces, Cities...of the Known World...Illustrated with Maps...

By WORLD / UNITED STATES) Originally Compiled by R. [Richard]Brookes...re-modelled...by John Marshall.

London.: T. Tegg & Son.. 1836.. Six fold-out engraved maps, xiv+800pp, 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches, leather covered boards. Covers are detached and in poor condition, front free endpaper is detached. The text block is clean and tight, very good condition. In general the maps are in very good condition with no tears; there is very light foxing or toning to the edges of most; the World map in the front of the volume has more considerable toning/light foxing. The maps are printed on a sturdy paper and the impressions are strong and clear. The volume is illustrated with six attractive, finely engraved folding maps: "The World," "Europe", "Asia", "Africa", "North America", and "South America." Maps are drawn by J. Assheton and engraved on steel by B. Baker. The text is a most detailed listing of the most up-to-date information. .

$245.00

A Catalogue of Maps of America from the Middle of the Sixteenth to the Middle of the Nineteenth Centuries. WITH A Catalogue of Rare Maps of America from the Sixteenth to Nineteenth Centuries. TWO 1920s ANTIQUE MAP CATALOGS.

By ANTIQUE MAP PRICING)

London.: The Museum Book Store.. 1924and 1927.. TWO PAPER BOUND CATALOGUES, each 9 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches, 80 and 92pp, light wear and toning to covers, overall very good condtition. A fascinating look at availability and pricing of antique maps before the Depression. In general pricing is in the 1-5 GBP range. On a brief examination of the offerings, exceptions include a price of GBP 35 for "an exceedingly rare map": America, laid down from the Observations of the Royal Academy of Sciences and compared with the Maps of Sanson, Nolin, Du Fer... (Carington Bowles, circa 1760. .

$40.00

The Mapping of North America. A list of printed maps 1511-1670.

By NORTH AMERICA) Burden, Philip D.

Rickmansworth, HERTS, England.: Raleigh Publications.. 1996.. Profusely illustrated with color and black and white illustrations, xxxiv+558pp, index and appendeces, 14 1/2 x 11 inches (folio), gilt-lettered cloth-covered boards (hardbound), color pictorial dustjacket. As new condition. Very heavy book which will require additional postage for priority and overseas mailing. "The Mapping of America documents the printed cartographic record of the discovery of the continent to 1670...Much has been written on the printed word in relation to America, and many works exist on the cartography of it, however, none has attempted to comprehensively detail every known printed map" (as this publication does for the period 1511-1670). .

$250.00

History of Cartography.

By HISTORY) Bagrow, Leo. Revised and enlarged by R.A. Skelton.

Cambridge, MA.: Harvard U.P.. 1964.. Copiously illustrated with color and black and white plates, in-text black and white map illustrations, 312pp, index, bibliography, list of cartographers, 10 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches, gilt decorative cloth-covered boards (hardbound), color pictorial dustjacket. Light wear to dustjacket, very good to fine condition. A richly informative book on cartographic history, with high quality color illustrations. Chapter headings include: "The First Printed Maps," "The Century of Atlases," "The mapping of America" and "The Cartography of Asian Peoples." .

$35.00

Atlas, designed to illustrate The Geography of the Heavens,
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Atlas, designed to illustrate The Geography of the Heavens,

By ATLAS - CELESTIAL) Burritt, Elijah H.

New York.: Huntington and Savage.. 1836.. Plates I-VII (one double-page black and white plan, one double-page map with handcolor plus six single page handcolored maps), original paper-covered stiff card wrappers, 16 x 14 1/4 inches. The covers show considerable past dampstaining with discoloration and light undulation, also heavy wear to extremities. There is some staining and undulation to the left sheet of the first double-page plan, with only staining to the upper right corner and light undulation of the right hand sheet; occasional light toning and spotting to the six handcolored maps, but overall good or better condition. The binding string has broken. This is a folio sized atlas, the supplement to Burritt's Geography of the Heavens, which includes six highly decorative pictorial representations of the star formations. The hand coloring in this edition is partial, and softer than some of the many other editions published. The plates are as follows in the order inserted into the atlas: Plate I (double page black and white lithograph): A Plan of the Solar System Exhibiting its Relative Magnitudes and Distances; Plate III (single page handcolored lithograph): The Visible Heavens in January, February and March; Plate II (single page handcolored lithograph): The Visible Heavens in October, November and December; Plate V (single page handcolored lithograph): The Visible Heavens in July, August and September; Plate IV (single page handcolored lithograph): The Visible Heavens in April, May, and June; Plate VII (single page handcolored lithograph): Southern Circumpolar Map for each Month in the Year; Plate VI (single page handcolored lithograph): Northern Circumpolar Map for each Month in the Year; Plate VIII (double page handcolored lithograph): A Celestial Planisphere, or Map of the Heavens. .

$585.00

A New General Atlas; Containing Distinct Maps Of All The Principal States And Kingdoms Throughout The World. From The Latest And Best Authorities.  (Cover title: Ostell’s General Atlas).
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A New General Atlas; Containing Distinct Maps Of All The Principal States And Kingdoms Throughout The World. From The Latest And Best Authorities. (Cover title: Ostell’s General Atlas).

By ATLAS - WORLD)

London.: Cradock and Joy (Successors to Mr. Ostell).. 1809.. Atlas 11 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches containing 30 maps with outline handcolor, including The World (double); 17 European nations; 4 Asia; 1 Africa; 3 North America (including United States); 1 South America; Chart of the World; 2 Ancient Geography (Greece and Roman Empire). Maps overall in good clean condition with occasional spotting but no toning to the paper; the map of the world has a couple of marks. Modest dark stain in margin of Switzerland; bleed-through of tape repair to Roman Empire. Binding is in poor condition: front cover detached; water staining to title page and contents page. North America, United States, and West Indies comprise the three maps pertaining to US interest. A nice collection of attractive copper plate engraved map with attractive outline handcolor. .

$375.00

A New Geographical and Historical Grammar; Containing the True Astronomical and Geographical Knowledge of the Terraqueous Globe: and also the Modern State of the Several Kingdoms of the World...
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A New Geographical and Historical Grammar; Containing the True Astronomical and Geographical Knowledge of the Terraqueous Globe: and also the Modern State of the Several Kingdoms of the World...

By ASTRONOMICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL STUDIES - WORLD - NORTHAMERICA) Salmon, [Thomas] "with Great Amendments andImprovements, by Mr. Robertson."

London.: Thomas Salmon.. Twelfth Edition.. 1772. Three engravings and 21 maps (of 22 called for), xvi+696, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches, leather boards. Boards are worn, joints cracked but still attached, fore-edge corners front cover severely bumped, previous owner's name and 1775 date on front and rear paste-downs, text block is tight and generally clean. The volume calls for twenty-five plates, twenty-two of which are maps of the known world. Of these, the map of South America is missing (evidently never bound in) and the Map of the World is separated along one fold with lower and right edges abraded. Overall the maps (engraved by T. Jeffery) are in overall good condition with occasional light toning and other issues as noted: The world Agreable to the latest Discoveries. (Split along one fold, wear to lower and right edges. Europe) Spain and Portugal France (light discoloration in one spot) Italy The Seven United Provinces Germany Hungary with Turky (sic) in Europe Poland, Lithuania and Prussia Russia or Moscovy in Europe Sweden Denmark Norway & Finland England from the best Authorities Scotland from the best Authorities Ireland Asia Turky (sic) in Asia East Indies China (some spots and toning) Africa West Indies North America (some spotting and toning) The volume calls for twenty-five plates, twenty-two of which are maps of the known world. Of these, the map of South America is missing (evidently never bound in) and the Map of the World is separated along one fold with bottom and free edge abraded. The remaining 20 maps are Europe, Spain, France, Italy, United Provinces, Germany, Hungary and Turkey in Europe, Poland Lithuania etc., Russia and Muscovy, Sweden and Denmark, England and Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Asia, Turkey in Asia, East Indies, China, Africa, West Indies, North America. Three light toned spots to map of China; overall, these maps are in very good clean condition. There are four sections: I The Astronomy of the Solar System; II Universal Geography; III Geographical Elements, and IV Particular Geography; a compendious study of "Astronomical and Geographical Knowledge...and also the Modern State of the Several Kingdoms of the World." Volume "Illustrated with Twenty-Five maps and Plates Elegantly Executed." The focus of the volume is "Popular Astronomy" and "Universal Geography," with four lengthy chapters devoted to the latter topic. An extraordinary compendium of contemporary geographical knowledge. The map of South America is missing and appears never to have been bound in. .

$735.00

Brookes' General Gazetteer Abridged.  Containing a Geographical Description of the Countries, Cities, Towns...in the Known World...
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Brookes' General Gazetteer Abridged. Containing a Geographical Description of the Countries, Cities, Towns...in the Known World...

By WORLD / UNITED STATES) Brookes, [Richard].

London.: B. Law, C. Dilly et al.. 1796. Six engraved maps, unpaginated (about 1 1/2 inches thick), 7 x 4 1/4 inches, leather covered boards. Front board detached, covers very worn with some loss, discoloration to lower corner of fore edge of last ten pages, otherwise text block is clean and tight. Presentation book plate of 1824 to front paste down with a few additional notations. The volume contains a short Introduction to Geography (title page and 6 numbered pages) followed by an extensive (alphabetized) Gazetteer (pages unnumbered). The volume is illustrated with six folding maps, five of which are in good clean condition: "The World" (badly folded with a small hole by the Antarctic Circle and two small spots in Siberia caused by bleed-through from ink notation on verso of front cover), "Europe", "Asia", "Africa", "North America", and "South America." Maps engraved by B. Baker. The maps are approximately 6 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches, save for "The World," which is approximately 6 3/4 x 11 inches. The impressions are strong and clear. The alphbetical listing gives descriptions of "countries, cities, towns, forts, seas, rivers, lakes, mountains, capes &c. in the Known World; with their longitude and latitude, bearings and distances from remarkable places, and the events by which they have been distinguished." There appear to be a number of library holdings, but evidently the bulk of these are microfilm copies. The “Abridged” edition is a variation on other titles identifying the Gazetteer. .

$425.00

A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress with Bibliographical Notes. Volume III and IV
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A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress with Bibliographical Notes. Volume III and IV

By ATLAS)

Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office.. 1914-1920.. TWO BOUND VOLUMES, cxxxvii+1030pp and clxiii+639pp, index, 10 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches, red cloth covered boards (hardbound). Front and rear hinges of Volume III broken but still attached, soiling to covers of Volume IV; overall good condition. Compiled Under the Direction of Philip Lee Phillips Chief, Division of Maps and Charts. Volume III contains Titles 3266-4087. Volume IV contains Titles 4088-5324. .

$85.00

A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress with Bibliographical Notes. Volume 5-7.
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A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress with Bibliographical Notes. Volume 5-7.

By ATLASES - REFERENCE)

Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office.. 1958-1973.. THREE BOUND VOLUMES, lxxii+681+xlvii+666pp, and cxxx+708pp, index, 10 x 7 1/4 inches, blue cloth covered boards (hardbound). Very good condition. Volume 5 contains Titles 5325-7623 (World Atlases - Special and General, from the 12th century to 1955), Volume 6 contains Titles 7624-10254, and Volume 7 contains Titles 10255-18435. .

$65.00

Monarch Atlas of the World
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Monarch Atlas of the World

By Smith, Lloyd Edwin

Chicago.: The Geographical Publishing Co.. 1934.. Color and black and white illustrations, 65 two-color maps, 108pp, index, 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. Light wear to cover edges; very good condition. Information on the earth, Solar System, Continents, and Oceans. Includes several pages on the Centruy of Progess World's Fair in Chicago. .

$25.00

Rand, McNally & Co.'s Indexed Atlas of the World
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Rand, McNally & Co.'s Indexed Atlas of the World

By WORLD ATLAS)

Chicago.: Rand, McNally & Co.. Fifth Edition.. 1882.. Leather-bound volume, 15 1/2 x 11 3/4 x 3 inches; AEG; 904 plus 7 unnumbered advertising pp. at rear. Unnumbered Title page, Introduction, Contents, and Index of Diagrams and Tables at front. Tipped-in maps are in full color or outline color. Leather binding is scuffed with discolored spot to front cover. Several loose pages; however, binding overall is tight and secure. An attractive atlas with contents in very good clean condition. Title page reads (take a deep breath): "Rand, McNally & Co.'s Indexed Atlas of the World containing large scale maps of every country and civil division upon the face of the globe, together with Historical, Descriptive, and Statistical matter relative to each. Illustrated by colored diagrams showing increase or decrease of population, wealth, debt, and taxation, civil condition of people, chief productions, articles of manufacture and commerce, religious sects, etc., accompanied by a new and original compilation forming a ready reference index, which presents as its special feature the arrangement in alphabetical order of nearly all known geographical names; those pertaining to each country and civil division being placed after its map, with convenient reference thereto. In connection herewith is given, as accurately as can be ascertained, the population of every city, town, village and hamlet in the known world, that of the United States of America being taken from the census returns of 1880." .

$875.00

Cram's Superior Reference Atlas of Minnesota and the World
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Cram's Superior Reference Atlas of Minnesota and the World

By UNITED STATES ATLAS / MINNESOTA )

New York.: George F. Cram.. Copyright 1907.. Color maps, black and white photo illustrations, 160pp, index, decorative silver embossed cloth covered boards (hardbound). Light shelf wear to covers with a few soiled spots and fraying to the head of spine, owner inscription and pencil marks on front endpaper, 1 inch tear to lower left edge of title page. The hinges are a little loose with a couple of splits to the front endpapers at the hinge, but text block is still tight and the interior in very good condition. The table of contents calls for a map of Minnesota attached to the back cover; this is not present, but there is no indication that it has been removed, so was possibly issued without it. The double page maps include tipped in maps and also ones that are on separate pages. Basically an atlas of the United States, with considerable interesting "Miscellaneous Matter, Comprising Charts, Descriptive Matter, Historical Maps, Portraits and Statistics", highlighting the state of Minnesota. This includes many black and white pictures and full page maps such as "A Statistical Map of Minnesota showing Agricultural and Farm Values, Products and Acreages by County." There are a couple of world maps, a map of the North Polar Regions and a single page with maps of various US possessions, including Porto Rico, the Hawaiian Islands and the Philippine Islands. There are maps of United States cities including Minneapolis, St. Paul and Omaha. .

$135.00

Tunison's Peerless Universal Atlas of the World
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Tunison's Peerless Universal Atlas of the World

By ATLAS - WORLD) Neuman, Louis E. , et. al (illus)

Jacksonville, Illinois.: H. C. Tunison.. 1886.. World atlas with hand-colored maps; 14 x 11.5 inches; 208 pp. Discoloration to front cover, modest discoloration to rear; volume tightly bound; contents in excellent clean condition. The Atlas features hand-colored maps of the world, plus 48 hand-colored maps of US states and territories. In addition, there are various charts (railroads of the world; populations, etc.) and engravings (U.S. Government Buildings, Washington D.C.) Additional maps of Canada, Mexico and Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Oceania, chiefly hand-colored, with only several appearing in printed color. The last page of the Atlas is devoted to Tunison products: Maps; Charts, Guides, plus paragraphs on the publisher himself: "he is accounted the wealthiest Self-Made man of his age in Illinois..." etc. Overall, a marvelous and uncommon 19th century atlas, in very good condition, with condition issues to covers noted. .

$450.00

The Standard Atlas and Gazetteer of the World, Specially Adapted for Commercial and Library Reference; Astronomical, Geographical, Chronological, Historical, Political, Statistical, Financial, Commercial, Educational, Agrigultura and Descriptive
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The Standard Atlas and Gazetteer of the World, Specially Adapted for Commercial and Library Reference; Astronomical, Geographical, Chronological, Historical, Political, Statistical, Financial, Commercial, Educational, Agrigultura and Descriptive

By ATLAS - WORLD) Palmer, Loomis T

Chicago.: Standard-Columbian Co.. 1891.. Numerous full page and double page (tipped in) color maps, color diagrams, in-text black and white illustrations, decorative endpapers, 625pp, 14 x 12 inches, gilt decorative embossed cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Covers rubbed and lightly soiled; front hinge broken but still attached, Publisher's Guarantee filled in for previous owner on front paste-down, stamp and previous owner's name to front endpaper, text block shaken with a couple of sections starting to come loose, light soiling and a couple of short edge tears to a few maps, otherwise interior clean. Pagination jumps from 216 to 221 (with binder tabs) but all maps are present and it appears to be complete as published. Includes country maps and individual state maps of the U.S., diagrams showing the distributions of major religions throughout the world, color illustrations showing Flags of All Nations, etc. The main section of maps is between page 104 and 216; following that are the two binder tabs and the text section. Title continued, "Giving the Latest and Most Instructive Maps, Charts, Diagrams, and the Most Practical, Comprehensive and Useful Statistical and Other Information; The Whole Brought Down to the Latest Dates, and Presented in the Most Convenient Form for Everyday Use." .

$345.00

Cram's Unrivaled Atlas of the World
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Cram's Unrivaled Atlas of the World

By ATLAS - CRAM)

New York.: George F. Cram.. 1914. 1913 copyright page. New Census Edition.. Single and double page color maps (many double page maps tipped-in), 526pp, index, folio (15 x 12 inches), decorative embossed cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Exterior in fair condition, interior good to very good. A laid-in receipt shows that the book was rebound in 1954, using the original boards. Exterior is now worn and chipped. On the first and last few pages there are a few edge tears, repaired some time ago and now discolored. There are two maps with short edge tears discolored from old tape; otherwise the maps and text are clean and bright. A particularly interesting atlas, with 16 pages of information on North and South Dakota preceding the title page. It is stated that this edition contains "newly engraved maps and charts of each state in the United States, each Grand Division, and detailed maps of every country, state and kingdom in the world together with a carefully prepared description of every state and country, an interesting and scientific explanation of geography, and a wealth of special feature maps and latest statistical diagrams, charts, tables, etc." Approximately 200 pages of attractive and detailed maps on good quality paper. Maps of all the Canadian provinces; individual maps of Bermuda Islands, Jamaica, many double page U.S. city maps. Many unusual maps such as 2 maps titled "Government Reclamation Projects" each with 4 state maps with the irrigation projects marked in red and named and a "Forestry Map of the United States showing The National Forest Reserves". .

$245.00

Rand, McNally & Co.'s Unrivaled Atlas of the World Containing Colored Maps of Every Country and Civil Divisions Upon the Face of the Globe
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Rand, McNally & Co.'s Unrivaled Atlas of the World Containing Colored Maps of Every Country and Civil Divisions Upon the Face of the Globe

By ATLAS)

Chicago.: Rand McNally.. 1901.. Numerous full page and double page printed color maps, black and white illustrations, color diagrams, decorative endpapers, 320pp., 14 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches, gilt lettered green cloth covered boards (hardbound). Full-color maps copyright 1895. The volume has been glued at the hinges and along the spine which was split; wear to cover extremities. Wear along fore-edge of front free endpaper, soiling to first couple of pages, a few short tears to illustrated pages (outside image and text area). Map pages, which run from 1 - 160, are clean and bright. The double page maps are NOT tipped in. The title continues "With Marginal Index Together With Historical, Descriptive, and Statistical Matter Pertaining to Each Colored Statistical Diagram, and City Maps." Full-page maps of the states in addition to major American cities and foreign countries. Includes illustrated section on The World's Peoples. A thorough view of the world at the dawn of the twentieth century. .

$125.00

Bradley's Atlas of the World for Commercial and Library Reference. A Complete American and Foreign Atlas, Compiled from Official State, National and International Surveys Supplemented by Information Furnished by the Postal and Interior Departments
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Bradley's Atlas of the World for Commercial and Library Reference. A Complete American and Foreign Atlas, Compiled from Official State, National and International Surveys Supplemented by Information Furnished by the Postal and Interior Departments

By ATLAS)

Philadelphia.: WM. M. Bradley & Bro.. 1889.. Some 52 maps (tipped-in), handcolored, marbled endpapers, 19 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches, hardbound with FRONT COVER & SPINE LEATHER MISSING. MISSING 18 MAPS: plate 1 - North Polar Charts, 2 - Hemispheres, 4 - Europe, 7 - Ireland, 24 - Palestine, 27 - Africa, 28 - Southern Africa, 29 - Egypt, Arabia Petraea & Lower Nubia, 48 Minnesota, 50 - Kansas, 52 - Manitoba, 53 - Wyoming, 54 - Washington/Oregon, 55 - California, 57 - Arizona/New Mexico, 58 - Colorado, 59 - Missouri, & 68 - Texas. Overall the condition of the maps is very good with occasional light scattered foxing (mainly to first and last few pages), small blue pencil notation to plate 3 Chart of the World and plate 38 MA, CT; a few plates soiled (mainly in outer margins), plate of Massachusetts (not numbered) is soiled and with a split at lower centrefold. Incomplete as an atlas, but a collection of attractive maps from the last years of handcolored atlas maps. There are some 46 double page maps (all tipped in), and 6 double page maps with two separate maps with a decorative border division. On a double sheet with New Jersey (with shared central decorative border) is a most uncommon separate map of Long Island. Other interesting maps include a "United States Railroad Map, Showing Through Lines of Communication from the Atlantic to Pacific, Together with the Various Steamship Lines Along the Seaboard." The Massachusetts/Connecticut maps are the most used. .

$850.00

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