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Auction 135, Lot 789

"Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States", Paullin, Charles O.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1932 (published)



11 x 14.5 inches
27.9 x 36.8 cm

This is the first major historical atlas of the United States. It is still an indispensable reference with good maps, including reproductions of early maps, statistical data, and descriptive text providing comprehensive information on the nation's development. Part I contains the text and index in 162 pages; Part II contains 688 maps in 166 plates. Published jointly by Carnegie Institution of Washington and the American Geographical Society of New York. Hardbound, green cloth, with gilt lettering on front and spine. Ex-libris, Duke University with withdrawn stamp inside front cover.


Condition: B+

Some minor shelf wear with binding tape reinforcing covers on inside. Minor pencil notation in text.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $85

Closed on 2/16/2011