People's International Family World Atlas 1891 Chicago scarce complete atlasBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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International Office and Family Atlas of the World Containing Newly Engraved Maps on Large Scale of All the States and Territories, the Leading Cities of the United States, All Foreign Countries and Divisions of the World, Many Miscellaneous Maps of an Interesting Character.
Published 1891, Chicago by People's Publishing Company.
308  pages. Text in English. Complete with dozens of maps & city plans including a fine large double page map of Texas, one of California, maps of each of the western states and many detailed city plans including Brooklyn, NYC, Washington D.C., etc.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover decorations.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, signs of handling but nothing offensive or severe, remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound. A very nice example of this uncommon 19th century folio atlas of the world.
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 showing how this item survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books and ephemera of all types. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 15" H x 12" W. A large heavy book.