Auction 110, Lot 745

"The C.A. Gaskell Family and Business Atlas of the World New and Complete", Gaskell, C. A.

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1893 (published)


Color: Printed Color

12 x 14 inches
30.5 x 35.6 cm

Complete atlas with a large, but uncounted, number of maps. A world atlas, but the majority of maps are of U.S. interest including all states and territories. All double-page maps are printed on a single sheet and tipped into the atlas in the old style. Maps include double-page Texas, California, North America and many more, updated to 1890. This is a licensed atlas from Cram and matches his maps exactly. Title, Table of Contents, text and maps, index, 250 pp. Hardbound in brown cloth with embossed pictorial covers in gilt.


Condition: A

Maps all very good with even ivory age toning. Covers rubbed and well worn. Covers split on inside but still attached.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/2/2005