Auction 121, Lot 857

"Rand, McNally & Co.'s New Dollar Atlas of the United States and Dominion of Canada…", Rand McNally & Co.

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1884 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

7.5 x 10.3 inches
19.1 x 26.2 cm

This is the complete first edition of this charming atlas. There are 36 single-page and 13 double-page, wax engraved maps and more than a dozen diagrams and charts. Each map is accompanied by a description and an illustration of an official seal of the state or province. A page of advertisements for other Rand, McNally & Co. publications is inside the back cover. 128 pages. Complete. 8vo. Hardbound in original green and gold printed paper over board and a red cloth spine.


Condition: B+

Contents with some light to moderate soil. Binding sound with slight wear on spine and front hinge loosening. Front endpaper with a chip at bottom and a previous owner's notation in ink. Covers are a bit shelf worn with some minor loss along edges, corners are bumped.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/26/2007