Antique Map Auction Sale No. 129 - closed 9/23/2009
This school geography book is the second edition after the 1880 issue of Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company. This edition was published by the American Book Company. Complete, it contains 33 maps, all finely engraved in a style similar to that seen in the Century Atlas. In addition to the maps there are b&w birds-eye views of numerous cities: San Francisco; Chicago, New Orleans, New York City and Budapest to mention a few. With the original loose advertising sheet for other books for sale by the American Book Company. These geographies are fairly common, but we've never seen one in this pristine condition.