Auction 108, Lot 679

"The Home Knowledge Atlas - Geographical, Astronomical, Historical…", Cram, George F. & Company

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1889 (dated)

Publication: Home Knowledge Association

Color: Printed Color

Size:
12.5 x 14 inches
31.8 x 35.6 cm

Nice late 19th century atlas with maps by George F. Cram and matching his Unrivaled Atlas format. The title pages boasts "Showing the greatest number of Maps of any Atlas published in the World." 409 pp., over 200 printed color maps including Canada and its provinces, the U.S. and each separate state, scores of city plans, countries of the world and a few historical maps. Maps printed both sides. Original, embossed cloth binding with gilt lettering. Marbled end papers.

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Condition: B

Cover rubbed, frayed and bumped. Front cover and spine loose at front. Maps all clean and bright.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/29/2004

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