New York. Cram. 1901.
Numerous full page and double page color maps (almost all of which are tipped-in), decorative endpapers, 3 color plates, black and white illustrations, all edges gilt, 562 pp, index, 15 x 12 inches, half-leather covered boards with gilt lettering (hardbound). Extremities of cover very worn with some loss to backstrip, tape residue on backstrip, boards exposed at corners, some loss to leather on rear from insect damage, otherwise a few small nicks and spots to cover, interior clean and in fine condition. Most double page maps are one sheet, tipped in. One of the particular pleasures of this large atlas is the full page maps of over 40 American cities (two, three, or four color). These are, as listed in the table of contents: Greater New York, Boston (divided two sheets), New York City (Double), Brooklyn, Buffalo, Philadelphia (Double), Baltimore, Washington, Pittsburgh and Allegheny (Double), Richmond and Manchester, Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, Toledo, Indianapolis, Detroit (Double), Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, St. Joseph, Council Bluffs, Omaha, Denver, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, St. Paul, Louisville, Memphis, Nashville, Atlanta, Birmingham, New Orleans, Dallas, San Francisco (double), Seattle, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Diego, Portland Or. (divided two sheet), Tacoma, and in Canada, Quebec, Montreal, and Toronto. Half page maps in color of Springfield, Worcester, Lynn and Lowell Ma. The map section is from page 10 to page 231, and is followed by text with historical information. there is a handsome color frontispiece of the Flags of the Union, followed by another frontispiece, a black and white photo-illustration of the San Francisco Call Building. Clean, clear maps give a thorough picture of the United States and the world at the turn of the twentieth century. Item #35928
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