"[Lot of 3] A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress [Vols. 6, 7, 8]", Le Gear, Clara Egli
Subject: Reference Books
Period: 1963-74 (dated)
Publication: Government Printing Office
These are the original Washington editions including Volumes 6-8 (bound in three volumes) published by Clara Le Gear as a "Continuation of the Four Volumes by Philip Lee Phillips." This indispensable bibliographical guide lists 10,800 atlases, arranged chronologically within geographic divisions. Volume 7 covers the Americas and volume 6 the rest of the world. With full collations, lists of maps and copious annotations. Volume 8 is the Index to Volume 7, Volume 6 includes its index. The indexes include cartographers, engravers, and geographic subjects. 8vo, uniformly hardbound in blue cloth with gilt titles on spines.
Nice examples that have not suffered the usual hard use normally associated with these books.