Stieler's Atlas of Modern Geography. 100 Maps with 162 Inset Maps Engraved on Copper

By: Stieler Adolf : Adapted For The Use Of The English -Speaking Public by B. V. Darbishire

Price: £375.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Bound with leather spine and corners with cloth-covered boards. Gilt lettering/decoration to the leather spine, borders and front cover. A lot of wear and loss of leather/splitting to the head/tail of the spine and corners. Cloth boards rubbed, lightly marked/scraped with a little edge fraying here and there. Top edge gilt. The remaining page fore-edges lightly 'toned' with age. Hinges tight. Internally grey pictorial endpapers. A former owner's name written, faintly and small, on the front pastedown, and a small booksellers label ( Edward Stanford, Ltd. , Cartographers to His Majesty...) on the inner foot of the same pastedown. (viii) + 100 double-page coloured maps, + 239pp Alphabetical Index - German names. Preface and Contents are all in English, and the Titles and Details about each individual double fold map, are printed on the reverse in brown, and in 4 languages (English; French; Italian; and Spanish) , but every maps' titling and lettering, etc, are in German. The 100 maps are Complete and all (bar 2 which have minor issues, see below**) are VERY CLEAN and BRIGHT, all mounted on paper edges so no staples or similar, ALL Maps are DOUBLE PAGE, and made up as follows: - 2 maps of the Heavens, 2 maps of the World, 2 Polar maps, 14 maps of Central Europe, 15 maps of Southern and Western Europe, 19 maps of Northern and Eastern Europe, 13 maps of Asia, 8 maps of Africa, 6 maps of Australia and Polynesia, 19 maps of the Americas. **2 of the Maps only = No 59 - Asia Minor, Syria, etc, and No 61 - Iran and Turan, have been loose, and the outer margins to both were discoloured and scruffy - but now both maps have been edge-repaired and the maps put back into position and both look VG. This book is overweight at 6 Kilos Un-packaged, and will require extra postage depending on your location. Please 'Ask the bookseller' for postal costs. See Images. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall

Title: Stieler's Atlas of Modern Geography. 100 Maps with 162 Inset Maps Engraved on Copper

Author Name: Stieler Adolf : Adapted For The Use Of The English -Speaking Public by B. V. Darbishire

Categories: Reference & Law, History & Politics. Churchill, Europe, Foreign Travel. Exploration,

Edition: Ninth Edition

Publisher: Gotha. London Agency : Asher & CO, Justus Perthes' Geographical Institute,: 1913

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 114810

Keywords: Stieler's Atlas Of Modern Geography. 100 Maps With 162 Inset Maps Engraved On Copper Stieler Adolf : Adapted For The Use Of The English -speaking Public By B. V. Darbishire. Justus Perthes' Geographical Institute, Gotha. 9th Edition. ALL Maps are DOUBLE PAGE, and made up as follows: - 2 maps of the Heavens, 2 maps of the World, 2 Polar maps, 14 maps of Central Europe, 15 maps of Southern and Western Europe, 19 maps of Northern and Eastern Europe, 13 maps of Asia, 8 maps of Africa, 6 maps of Australia and Polynesia, 19 maps of the Americas.