Very Rare 1st Edition 1920 Times Survey and Atlas of the World. With Accompanying Gazetteer of 1922.- Atlases. 112 Pl ; 300 x 460 mm (folio). It contains a comprehensive series of 112 double spread maps, with blank versos and fronts. The first 17 maps show accross the world the following information - Populations, Political , Climate, vegetation, Ocean currents.
Occupations, Commercial development, Railways, Industries, Orography, Communications. This is a rare bound 1st edition of - The Times, Survey Atlas of The World, prepared at the Edinburgh Geographical Institute. Under the direction of J G Bartholomew.
Published by The Times, Printing House Square, London, E, C, 4. Dedication to King George V. It comes with its accompanying Gazetteer dated 1922 with over 200,000 place names. Includes the Rare' Times Atlas Indexing Frame' which is a transparent loose page which can be laid over the maps.
It has a grid pattern which aids the referencing to the gazetter so easily finding placxes on the maps. They are both red cloth bound Elephant folio, with gilt titles to their front.
Atlas is bound between two large heavy calfed boards which are detachable via a locking pin which can be turned to. Unlock the top board and remove the maps , which sit over steel binding arms. Atlas is Half calf with red boards small repaired tear to upper left front board calf of 1cm. Some rubs and small marks to boards.
The maps have undated pencil comments in many places on the borders and some on the maps. There are several typed tabs stuck on the borders again stating new maps facts.
There are a few newspaper cut outs stuck on the borders referring various facts re the particular country. Previous owners name is on one of the rear bland fly pages Henry C Hunt bequeathing the Atlas to another dated 1941. Rear fly page has 1cm chip and previous taped repair to the edge. Overall size is 48cm x 36cm 19 inch x 14 inch.
Previous tape repair along front board join and block. Previous tape repair along rear board and block. Rear fly page and block cracking to inner hinge. Overall size is 46.5 cm x 31 cm 18.25 inch 12.25 inchs.
This is a fantastic reference book would be great for a private collection or National library or Museum. Extremely useful for researching changes that have taken place in the last 100 years.
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