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Cram's Unrivaled Atlas of the World, Indexed

Estimate: US$200 - US$300
Price realised:  US$144
Lot number 21, Views: 36

Title: Cram's Unrivaled Atlas of the World, Indexed Author: Cram, George F. Place: Chicago Publisher: Geo. F. Cram Date: 1888 Description: 233 pp. With 92 maps printed in colors (18 are double-page), plus insets; 9 plates of historical maps of the U.S. printed in colors; 9 color plates of the principal buildings, flags, arms of the world, solar system, and charts of statistical information, etc.; wood-engraved pictorial title page. 13½x11½, original decorative maroon-brown cloth, stamped in gilt. Double-page maps include: Chart of the World; North America; the United States and several individual States such as New York, Texas, Montana, California, etc.; South America; Germany; Russia; Asia; Palestine; India; China; and Africa. Plus, a full-page map of Yellowstone National Park and a Birds-Eye View of the Holy Land and two map-plates contains several views of major cities of the world. Lot Amendments Condition: Rubbing and edge wear; hinges cracked through, first few pages including title page and first color plate detached and laid in, mild toning and occasional finger-soiling; maps very good or better; binding worn - still a useful and resourceful atlas. Item number: 144342

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 306: Maps & Atlases: With the Cartography Reference Library of the Late Robert Ross
Date of the auction: 7 Apr 2005
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