Edinburgh. Adam and Charles Black. 1876.
Total of 57 tipped in color double and single page maps, MISSING TWELVE MAPS. 18 x 14 inches, all edges gilt, three-quarter leather binding with raised bands and gilt lettering and decoration. Wear to spine and corner extremities, little paper loss to front free endpaper, short tear and creasing to left margin of frontispiece page (Flags) not affecting the image, German Empire (East Sheet) single page map is glued to adjacent map at left edge, little indentation to map of Africa, binding is tight (although binding cords are visible between a couple of sections. Small private library label to front paste down. Overall a handsome atlas which would make an imposing addition to any library; the maps are clean and bright. Sold with 12 missing maps noted. The volume weighs 10 pounds and will require extra postage for priority mail or international mail. Overall the maps in this atlas are particularly fine with attractive color. Maps missing are: United States of America - General Map; Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware; Georgia and Florida; Alabama; Texas, New Mexico, etc.; Arkansas and Missouri; Tennessee and Kentucky; Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio; Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota; California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona. Item #55230