Auction 114, Lot 733

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

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1888 (published)

Publication: Home Knowledge Association

Color: Printed Color

Size:
11.8 x 14 inches
30 x 35.6 cm

Nice late 19th century atlas with maps by George F. Cram and matching the format of his Unrivaled Atlas. 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 on both sides. Original, embossed cloth binding with gilt lettering. Marbled end papers. This is the Canadian issue published from Toronto.

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Condition: B

Covers are rubbed and bumped, front cover starting to separate. Contents are sound and generally very good with some only good due to light occasional foxing.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/1/2006

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