The Royal Atlas of Modern Geography exhibiting in a series of entirely original and authentic maps,... The Royal Atlas of Modern Geography exhibiting in a series of entirely original and authentic maps,... The Royal Atlas of Modern Geography exhibiting in a series of entirely original and authentic maps,... The Royal Atlas of Modern Geography exhibiting in a series of entirely original and authentic maps,...

The Royal Atlas of Modern Geography exhibiting in a series of entirely original and authentic maps, the present condition of geographical discovery and research in the several countries, empires and the world

Johnston, Alexander Keith

Published by W. & A. Johnston, Edinburgh, 1879
Condition: Good Hardcover

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Elephant folio. Gold-lined leather corners over paper-covered cream boards with gold illustrated paste-down. All gilt edges. Rebacked in black cloth. Blue label with gold-lettering pasted on spine. "North Polar Chart" double-page color frontispiece. Printed dedication page: "To her most gracious Majesty Queen Victoria this Atlas is by her Majesty's special permission respectfully dedicated by her Majesty's most obedient humble servant Alexander Keith Johnston, Geographer to the Queen for Scotland." Late 19th century atlas profusely illustrated with 50 double-page colored maps. The hydrography of the maps was printed in blue ink. Separate index accompanies each map. Includes two maps of Central Asia and New Zealand, which were not present in previous editions. Heavy age wear and abrasions on boards. Reinforced with tan binders tape along gutter at front and rear endpapers. Free front endpaper, blank-page, half-title page & frontispiece detached but present. Slight pulling to parts of few page edges. 7 maps loose but present. Maps in very good condition. Binding in fair, interior in overall good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 21806

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Title: The Royal Atlas of Modern Geography ...

Publisher: W. & A. Johnston, Edinburgh

Publication Date: 1879

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: New Edition

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