"Watson's New and Complete Illustrated Atlas of the World. Indexed", Watson, Gaylord
Period: 1889 (dated)
Color: Printed Color
11.7 x 13.9 inches
29.7 x 35.3 cm
Complete illustrated world atlas. There are a total of 19 double-page maps and 87 single-page maps along with several interesting comparative charts, flags and coats of arms from various nations, and a bird's-eye view of the Holy Land. Includes fine, double-page maps of Texas and California. Filled with wood engravings in text. This atlas uses a licensed edition of Cram's maps with double-page maps printed on one sheet and attached to atlas with a backstrap. Very handsome graphics and embossing on cloth cover. Title, table of contents, maps, text, index. 259 pp.
Maps and text are in near fine condition with occasional minor soiling confined to the blank margins. The one exception is the map of Quebec that has a 3.5" edge tear at top (B). Hinges are starting and the covers have light staining. Previous owner's stamp on title page, table of contents, and front free endpaper.