Auction 130, Lot 865

"Rand McNally & Co.'s New Indexed Atlas of the World", Rand McNally & Co.

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1887 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
11 x 14.5 inches
27.9 x 36.8 cm

Thick 4to atlas with numerous double page maps and four large folding maps of the states. The double page maps have decorative borders and are tipped in. As a world atlas it contains maps covering the entire world. We have not counted the maps but there must be close to 150. The Contents page lists 240 places. This is being sold as a loose set of maps.

References:

Condition: B

Lacking some pages and the maps related to France and Germany. Covers detached and first few pages missing or rough but the maps themselves are generally very good. The four large folding state maps vary from badly torn (Ohio) to good (Texas). Should be considered a collection of maps.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/2/2009

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