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THE STANDARD ATLAS AND GAZETTEER OF THE WORLD

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THE STANDARD ATLAS AND GAZETTEER OF THE WORLD
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THE STANDARD ATLAS AND GAZETTEER OF THE WORLD COMMERCIAL AND LIBRARY REFERENCE 1888 Decorative Gilt Folio Antique Color Maps Illustrated Tipped‐In Continuous‐Page History Geography Cartography Astronomical Political Financial Agricultural Charts Diagrams Countries Continents

Title: The Standard Atlas and Gazetteer of the World, Specially Adapted for Commercial and Library Reference; Astronomical, Geographical, Chronological, Historical, Political, Statistical, Financial, Commercial, Educational, Agricultural and Descriptive. Giving the Latest and Most Instructive Maps, Charts, Diagrams, and the Most Practical, Comprehensive and Useful Statistical and Other Information; the Whole Brought Down to the Latest Dates, and Presented in the Most Convenient Form for Everyday Use
Author: Standard Publishing Co.
Publisher: Standard Publishing Co.
City: Chicago
Year: 1888
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 597 pages
Width: 11.75″ Height: 14″
Book Details: This decorative antique folio atlas is bound in brown cloth with black and gilt lettering and stamped decoration to the front cover and spine. Many of the color maps are tipped‐in and/or continuous‐page, double sided. Included is a “Birds‐Eye‐View of the Holy Land”.

“In addition to Maps of the Several Countries, it contains many Historical Maps found in no other atlas published, also, Maps on a large scale of the principal cities of the United States and other countries…The tabulated matter occupies nearly one hundred pages, and covers all of the vast field of statistical information. These statistics are graphically illustrated by over one hundred instructive Charts or Diagrams, printed in colors. This is followed by an interesting Political History of the United States…A Like Space is devoted to a an accurate Chronological History of the world, from the creation to the present time. It is illustrated by over sixty historical maps…The descriptive matter is especially valuable. In this department will be found a full and exhaustive description of the different Countries, Kingdoms, Provinces, islands, states and Territories of the word; detailing their history, showing the variation of soil and climate, describing their agricultural and manufacturing industries, their local products…the whole forming a complete Geographical Encyclopedia, presented in an attractive form, and richly illustrated with fine engravings.” (From the Publishers′ Preface)

Condition / Notes: This decorative antique atlas shows well with some age/wear indications, including shelfwear/rubbing and soiling, with loss to the spine. The hinges and text block are cracked; the hinges have been repaired with paper tape; some text block sections are loosening. Text and maps/illustrations are clear and crisp through mild/moderate age toning/foxing. There is writing to the front endpapers and tears to the rear free endpaper.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $10.50
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THE STANDARD ATLAS AND GAZETTEER OF THE WORLD

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Jul 14, 2019
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3024: THE STANDARD ATLAS AND GAZETTEER OF THE WORLD

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Est. $70 - $200Starting Price $10
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Jul 14, 2019 11:00 AM EDT
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THE STANDARD ATLAS AND GAZETTEER OF THE WORLD COMMERCIAL AND LIBRARY REFERENCE 1888 Decorative Gilt Folio Antique Color Maps Illustrated Tipped‐In Continuous‐Page History Geography Cartography Astronomical Political Financial Agricultural Charts Diagrams Countries Continents

Title: The Standard Atlas and Gazetteer of the World, Specially Adapted for Commercial and Library Reference; Astronomical, Geographical, Chronological, Historical, Political, Statistical, Financial, Commercial, Educational, Agricultural and Descriptive. Giving the Latest and Most Instructive Maps, Charts, Diagrams, and the Most Practical, Comprehensive and Useful Statistical and Other Information; the Whole Brought Down to the Latest Dates, and Presented in the Most Convenient Form for Everyday Use
Author: Standard Publishing Co.
Publisher: Standard Publishing Co.
City: Chicago
Year: 1888
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 597 pages
Width: 11.75″ Height: 14″
Book Details: This decorative antique folio atlas is bound in brown cloth with black and gilt lettering and stamped decoration to the front cover and spine. Many of the color maps are tipped‐in and/or continuous‐page, double sided. Included is a “Birds‐Eye‐View of the Holy Land”.

“In addition to Maps of the Several Countries, it contains many Historical Maps found in no other atlas published, also, Maps on a large scale of the principal cities of the United States and other countries…The tabulated matter occupies nearly one hundred pages, and covers all of the vast field of statistical information. These statistics are graphically illustrated by over one hundred instructive Charts or Diagrams, printed in colors. This is followed by an interesting Political History of the United States…A Like Space is devoted to a an accurate Chronological History of the world, from the creation to the present time. It is illustrated by over sixty historical maps…The descriptive matter is especially valuable. In this department will be found a full and exhaustive description of the different Countries, Kingdoms, Provinces, islands, states and Territories of the word; detailing their history, showing the variation of soil and climate, describing their agricultural and manufacturing industries, their local products…the whole forming a complete Geographical Encyclopedia, presented in an attractive form, and richly illustrated with fine engravings.” (From the Publishers′ Preface)

Condition / Notes: This decorative antique atlas shows well with some age/wear indications, including shelfwear/rubbing and soiling, with loss to the spine. The hinges and text block are cracked; the hinges have been repaired with paper tape; some text block sections are loosening. Text and maps/illustrations are clear and crisp through mild/moderate age toning/foxing. There is writing to the front endpapers and tears to the rear free endpaper.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $10.50

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