Auction 122, Lot 883

"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

7.3 x 10.3 inches
18.5 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. There are an additional 14 pages of charts, tables and statistics preceding the maps, and a page of advertisements for other Rand, McNally & Co. publications printed 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+

Occasional light foxing and toning to contents. Most maps are very good or fine. Covers are rubbed and shelf worn. Binding still tight with spine a bit soiled and worn, mostly at the ends. Previous owner's manuscript name and date (1884) inside front cover.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/5/2007