New York. Century Co., 1911.
Starts with Preface, Contents of the Atlas and a section "Index Chart, Charts of the Heavens and Historical maps (numbered V to XX), followed by 118 double page maps (tipped in) plus three additional maps numbered 3 1/2 68 1/2 and 107 1/2) of the Modern World, followed by an index of 431 pages, 12 x 9 1/2 inches. Rubbing to covers. Interior maps generally in very good condition with tight binding; tiny edge tear to top and bottom margins of first 4 maps; map of Mississippi partially detached. Overall wear to covers. A sumptuous production and fascinating historical record. A comprehensive early 20th century Atlas depicting US states and territories and the nations of the world as these existed in 1911. The Preface to the volume includes a "Note to the Edition of 1911" discussing the periodic additions to the initial 1897 first edition of the Atlas. The present edition includes: a new and enlarged map of Alaska (including important coal fields and gold deposits; a map of the new State of Oklahoma; an elaborate and instructive map of the South Polar Regions, etc. Item #55781