1884 The Comprehensive Atlas & Geography of the World Seven Volumes
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Colour Plates, Early Edition, Folding Maps, Publishers' Original Binding, Uncommon
Early edition of The Comprehensive Atlas & Geography of the World in the original publisher's quarter cloth and paper wraps. In the original parts.
Compiled form the Most Authentic Sources under the supervision of W. G. Blackie.
Illustrated throughout the text with numerous engravings. This collection includes seven volumes, including Volumes I, II, V, VI, VII, VIII and an unknown issue, which is likely Volume X following the pagination.
This collection includes thirty five double page colour maps. Collated.
Preface and title page to the rear of Volume X.
This collection has some wear but the maps are in very good condition.
In the original publisher's quarter cloth binding and paper wraps. Externally, sound. There is bumping to the heads and tails of the spines and to the extremities. This has resulted in some wear to these areas, particularly the spines. Some loss to the front board of Volume I, and to the whole of the front board of Volume X, with only the title remaining. there is an ink stain to the front board of Volume VIII. Internally, generally firmly bound. The maps are numbered and do not run consecutively, therefore there are some missing. The pages are bright and clean.
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