Auction 149, Lot 748

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

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1908 (published)


Color: Printed Color

12 x 15 inches
30.5 x 38.1 cm

Complete small folio atlas filled with maps and charts; 28 single-page and 53 double-page maps. This atlas was published during the conversion period from full double-page maps to split ones, as we see in atlases today. Seventeen of the maps are printed in the old way, on a full sheet of paper, folded and pasted onto a strip of paper extending from the binding. 296pp. - contents: Title and Contents page, maps and charts, The Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America, Geographical Descriptions, Constitution of the United States, The Monroe Doctrine and other State Papers, The Spanish-American War, Geographical Tables, Alphabetical List of Towns and Counties. Hardbound in green cloth with silver gilt on cover.


Condition: B+

Contents are near fine with no flaws but completely loose from the binding and should be considered a collection of maps. Covers are very nice with the slightest bump to corners. Spine is rubbed at edge, with a short split at top, and tear at bottom.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 5/21/2014