Lot 266 of 541:
Clarke's school geography with maps of west 1866  

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$300 - $500

Title:
Clarke's New School Geography: Forming the Third Part of Bancroft's Geographical and Historical Series
Author:
Clarke, Charles Russell
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
H.H. Bancroft and Company
Date:
1866
Description:

108 pp. With 14 full page and 2 double page maps, hand-colored; smaller maps in the text, numerous cuts. (4to) 32.5x27 cm (12¾x10½"), original quarter leather & cloth, front cover lettered in gilt "Descriptive Atlas of the Pacific States."

Published as a companion of  Bancroft's "Outline Map of the Pacific States. Designed to accompany Clarke's series of geographies." The work concentrates on the western states and territories. The maps include "Map of the Southern Pacific States" (double-page, with California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico); "Bancroft's Map of Seventy Miles Around San Francisco"; "Map of the Northern Pacific States" (double-page, with Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Dakota); New England, the Middle States, the Lake States, etc.

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Condition:
Rubbing and wear to covers, spine strip perished; internally very good.
 
Item number:
273170
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