Auction 127, Lot 857

"Cram's Unrivaled Family Atlas of the World", Cram, George F. & Company

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1886 (published)


Color: Printed Color

12 x 14 inches
30.5 x 35.6 cm

This is a nice example of the 16th edition of Cram's world atlas, "revised to August 1886." Complete with title, table of contents, index, 231pp., 96 maps and diagrams. There are maps of all the states in the United States, Canadian provinces, and countries throughout the world, most printed on both sides of the sheets. All double-page maps are printed on one sheet and attached with a backstrap. The historical section on the United States includes additional thematic maps. Hardbound with original brown cloth covers with embossed and gilt titling.


Condition: A

Contents are fine, clean and bright with no flaws. Covers are very good with light wear, some rubbing at edges, corners bumped, spine sunned, and one small tear in the cloth on back cover.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 2/25/2009