Auction 88, Lot 413

"Home Knowledge Atlas", Cram, George F. & Company

Subject: Atlas

Period: 1891 (dated)

Publication: Home Knowledge Association

Color: Printed Color

Size:
12 x 13.5 inches
30.5 x 34.3 cm

Fine late 19th century atlas with maps by George F. Cram. The title pages boasts "Showing the greatest number of Maps of any Atlas published in the World". 415pp. Maps of all the U.S. states and Canadian provinces, countries throughout the world and numerous city plans, celestial charts, historical maps and diagrams. I counted roughly 200 separate maps. Includes a certificate for membership to the Home Knowledge Assoc. Original, red embossed cloth binding, rubbed at corners with faded spine. Ex-libris with stamp of London Public Library on endpaper. Maps in fine condition.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $425

Closed on 10/2/1999

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