I have here for sale a RARE book entitled COMMERCIAL & LIBRARY ATLAS OF THE WORLD containing One Hundred Double Page Maps and One Hundred Inset Maps, including latest discoveries, letterpress descriptions. Alphabetical index, gazetteer of 2,000 towns, populations, statistical diagrams, etc. Edited by G W Bacon and published by G W Bacon & Co, London in 1894. This atlas is unusual as the first 23-map section of the book is thumb-indexed by country. All maps are full colour.
Half black leather on dark green hardboards. Gilt borders and lettering to the front board. 4 raised bands, gilt motifs and lettering to the spine. A few marks to the front and rear boards and very minor wear to head and tail of the spine.
Hinges are linen reinforced and the page edges are gilt all round. No loose or missing pages. 200 pages of maps (100 double page), 36 pages of text, 80 page index. 35.5 x 29 cm. We wrap and post the parcels on Monday and Tuesday - therefore if you pay before midday on Tuesday we will get it in the postal sacks on Tuesday night, and if it is after that time then it will go into the postal service on the following Monday.
The item "1894 BACON COMMERCIAL & LIBRARY ATLAS OF THE WORLD 100 DOUBLE PAGE COLOUR MAPS" is in sale since Sunday, April 4, 2021. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "antiquarianbooks-uk" and is located in Whitegate, Cheshire.This item can be shipped worldwide.