Russian Railways Travel Atlas Routes c. 1918 Russian tourist atlas guideBrian DiMambro
(Old Books, 20th Century Books, Atlases, Travel, Tourism, Books with Maps).
Railways of Russia.
Published c. 1918, Russia.
22 color lithographed maps, complete (all but one folding). Text all in Russian.
A rare early 20th century Russian atlas intended for domestic use, not intended for export.
Rebound cloth binding, retains original paper covered boards laid down over new cloth spine and covers.
Atlas is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, various signs of toning, old damp staining, soiling, etc., still tight and sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The atlas displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this atlas survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 9 1/2" H x 5 1/2" W.