Auction 119, Lot 914

"The Standard Atlas and Gazetteer of the World", Standard Atlas

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1889 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

12 x 13.8 inches
30.5 x 35.1 cm

This atlas' extensive collection of maps, charts, tables and text covers nearly all facets of modern, medieval and ancient history and geography. Title page; preface; table of contents; reference index; Polar & Hemispherical maps; a 67-page dictionary of statistics; 18 pages of U.S. political history; 110 pages of maps; 243 pages of text; 25 pages of world history and a 133 page index. A terrific, bird's-eye view of the Holy Land is included. Folio, 625 pp. Complete. Hardbound in original brown cloth with quarter calf spine and tips.


Condition: B

Text and maps with just the usual toning. Covers lightly rubbed with bumped corners and much of the calfskin chipped away. Original spine is missing and has been repaired with a heavy duty tape. Binding still very tight, and the book, overall is in very good condition.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 5/9/2007