"The Rand, McNally Standard Atlas of the World", Rand McNally & Co.
Period: 1887 (dated)
Color: Printed Color
11 x 14 inches
27.9 x 35.6 cm
This terrific atlas is complete with 45 single-page and 28 double-page maps of the world and United States. This example features a title page in a vibrant green and black ink. There are several beautiful, full-page engraved views and vignettes interspersed throughout the text. An abundance of information can be found in the charts and diagrams, and the 6 pages of presidential portraits add to this atlas' already charming character. The maps are printed back-to-back, and double-page maps are on two separate sheets. Complete. Small Folio. Hardbound in original brown cloth with embossed gilt title on front cover.
Maps and text are clean and bright with a hint of pleasant toning. The front cover is separated from the text block and the back hinge is starting. Covers and spine are worn and the back cover is scratched.