Bartholomew Times Survey World Atlas 1922 huge complete leather book 112 mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Times Survey Atlas of the World: A Comprehensive Series of New and Authentic Maps Reduced from the National Surveys of the World and the Special Surveys of Travellers and Explorers with General Index of Over Two Hundred Thousand Names, ed. & compiled by J.G. Bartholomew.
Selfridge Edition published 1922, London, by the Times.
112 color double page maps plus 256 page index. Text in English. Complete.
Period 1/2 leather binding, raised & gilt bands, gilt title lettering, cloth boards, all edges gilt.
Atlas is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn but still appealing, leather rubbed but still supple, joints slightly scuffed, some minor staining and soiling, remains overall attractive as an object.
Maps are gently toned, internally still clean, well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this huge monumental heavy atlas survives.
Book Measures c. 18 1/2" H x 12 1/2" W.