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Auction 104, Lot 712

"Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States", Paullin, Charles O.

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1932 (published)


Color: Printed Color

11 x 14 inches
27.9 x 35.6 cm
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This is the first major historical atlas of the United States. An indispensable reference with good maps, including reproductions of early maps, statistical data, and descriptive text providing comprehensive information on the nation's development. Part I contains the text and index in 162 pages; Part II contains 688 maps in 166 plates. Published jointly by Carnegie Institution of Washington and the American Geographical Society of New York. Hardbound, green cloth, with gilt lettering on front and spine.

References: Phillips (A) #10635; Howes #685.

Condition: B

Covers shelf worn and bumped. Front cover starting to loosen. One map is split on center fold, else generally very good. Ink number written on title page.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/10/2003