Auction 117, Lot 881

"[Lot of 2] Historical Atlas of the United States [and] Atlas of North America Space Age Portrait of a Continent", National Geographic Magazine

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1985-88 (published)


Color: Printed Color

12.5 x 19 inches
31.8 x 48.3 cm

1) A fascinating depiction of American history showing the many cultural, social and political changes seen in the United States dating back to the early explorations of 15th century. The photos and illustrations are in the magnificent tradition of National Geographic and include a Guide Maps to U. S. History, a separate portfolio containing a magnifying sheet, 17 guide maps on 10 fold-out maps (historical, physical, political with indices and transparency). 289 pages including index. Hardbound in blue faux leather, encased in blue slipcase with gilt titles.

2) This book uses space-age mapping and imaging techniques to produce a new kind of atlas with a variety of thematic maps. Includes a sheet magnifier. 264 pp. First edition. Hardbound in brown faux leather in slipcase with gilt titles.


Condition: A+

Covers, text and Images all fine.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $60

Closed on 12/6/2006