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Auction 146, Lot 832

"Cram's Unrivaled Atlas of the World", Cram, George F. & Company

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1889 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

11.8 x 14.8 inches
30 x 37.6 cm
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This is a complete and very nice later 19th century atlas with 77 single-page, and 17 double-page maps covering all the U.S. states and major cities, Canadian provinces and countries throughout the world. Most of the maps are printed on both sides of the sheet, and all double-page maps are printed on one sheet that is attached to the atlas with a backstrap. There are numerous diagrams, historical charts and city plans. The historical section on the United States includes additional thematic maps. This edition contains the uncommon Map of Oklahoma Country in the Indian Territory that shows railroads, ranches, and cattle trails. Also in this atlas is a map of Yellowstone National Park Wyoming showing mainly topography. 270 pages. Complete. Folio. Hardbound in original brown cloth with embossed, gilt title on front.


Condition: A

Maps are generally fine with minimal light soil. Binding is tight with covers just starting to separate from hinge. Boards have some shelf wear.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/4/2013