Gray's Atlas of the United States, with General Maps of the World. Accompanied by Descriptions Geographical, Historical, Scientific, and Statistical
expertly rebacked and rebound in blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine, preserving original front board cloth lettered in gilt, a
by GRAY O[rmando] W[illis]
Philadelphia: M. R. Brown & Co., No. 10 North Fifth Street, Philadelphia, 1879. Early edition. expertly rebacked and rebound in blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine, preserving original front board cloth lettered in gilt, all edges marbled. Fine. Folio (c. 17.25 x 14.5 inches). (7),  - , (4) Illustrated with 156 maps, all coloured, many spread over two pages. All maps in fine condition Also contains a 4 page "Classified Directory of the Patrons of the Atlas, Comprising, the Principal Business Firms and Professional Men of the City of St. Louis." A fascinating atlas with exceptional maps. The text explains each region and gives lots of information. For instance there is a list of all the countries of the world, lists the type of ruler and his name as well as the capitals. Lots of historical and statistical information given as well900.
(Inventory #: 33884)
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