Auction 132, Lot 742

"Description of the Jamestown Exposition Celebrating the First Permanent English Settlement in America Combined with a Complete Atlas of the World", Rand McNally & Co.

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1907 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
10.5 x 14 inches
26.7 x 35.6 cm

This is the General Atlas of the World with the 5pp Jamestown Exposition report bound at the front. The report includes a Map of Virginia and numerous photographs and text describing the exposition. It was held April 26 - November 30, 1907 at Sewell's Point on Hampton Roads, near Norfolk, Virginia. The event commemorated the 300th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in the United States. The atlas contains a large number of maps of all states as well as the rest of the world. The double page maps are printed on two separate sheets.

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Condition: A

Covers are a little soiled but otherwise very nice. Contents are tight and fine with no flaws. Old owner's name on blank end paper.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/2/2010

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