Auction 96, Lot 578

"United States Atlases: A List of National, State, County , City and Region in the Library of Congress", Le Gear, Clara Egli

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1950 (published)

Publication: The Library of Congress


7 x 10.2 inches
17.8 x 25.9 cm

Excellent, definitive reference for state atlases. Entries are arranged by area (national or state) and then by either topic (for national) or geographic subdivisions (counties, etc.) for states. 3,571 numbered entries describing atlases received at the Library of Congress up through June, 1949. A typical entry, generally under cartographer or publisher, provides title & other bibliographical information - individual maps are not described. Two volumes in paper wrappers.


Condition: B

Wrappers worn with some pencil marks and ink titles on spine, else very good.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $55

Closed on 9/12/2001