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Auction 125, Lot 924

"The People's Illustrated & Descriptive Family Atlas of the World", People's Publishing Co.

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1890 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

12 x 13.5 inches
30.5 x 34.3 cm

This complete atlas is the fifteenth edition, revised to August 1st, 1889. It includes individual maps for each U.S. state and territory, the Canadian provinces, the world and continents plus several pages of plans of the principal cities of the United States and the world. It also contains illustrations of state seals, and the flags and coats of arms of various nations. Double page maps are folded and pasted to backstrap as were earlier atlases, with the maps printed back to back. 446 pages with numerous illustrations. Small folio with hardbound covers in original brown cloth, embossed with gilt title and pictorial design. A large atlas with scores of maps.


Condition: B+

Maps and plates are fine. Rear end paper missing. Spine is sunned and rubbed. Contents a little shaken.

Estimate: $100 - $200

Sold for: $85

Closed on 9/24/2008