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Auction 125, Lot 925

"The New Popular Atlas of the World", Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1892 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

11.5 x 14 inches
29.2 x 35.6 cm

A complete and very good example of this Victorian period atlas. Many maps related to the U.S., several large triple-folding sheets, typical of Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick's atlases, including Texas. The map of Indian Territory shows Oklahoma in the western portion with the Indian lands in the rare shape of the proposed State of Sequoyah. An inset map continues the county of Beaver in the panhandle, the earlier Public Lands. At front is a large tipped-in folding map of Pennsylvania. Folio, hardbound in brown cloth with gilt titling on front cover. Title page, Flags of Various Nations; The Solar System; maps and plans, descriptive text with numerous engravings; special section on The World's Columbian Exposition; index. A very nice and complete example.


Condition: A

Contents and maps are very good with most being fine. Covers are sunned and faded, signatures tight.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $85

Closed on 9/24/2008