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Auction 146, Lot 830

"The Rand, McNally Standard Atlas of the World", Rand McNally & Co.

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1887 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

11 x 14 inches
27.9 x 35.6 cm
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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.


Condition: B+

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.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/4/2013