EMBOSSED WORLD ATLAS RAVENSTEIN (AUGUST) Embossed Atlas for Elementary Instruction in Physical Georgraphy, A.N. Myers & Co., [c.1880]
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EMBOSSED WORLD ATLAS
RAVENSTEIN (AUGUST) Embossed Atlas for Elementary Instruction in Physical Georgraphy, A.N. Myers & Co., [c.1880]
Sold for £ 750 (US$ 978) inc. premium

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EMBOSSED WORLD ATLAS RAVENSTEIN (AUGUST) Embossed Atlas for Elementary Instruction in Physical Georgraphy, A.N. Myers & Co., [c.1880]
EMBOSSED WORLD ATLAS
RAVENSTEIN (AUGUST) Embossed Atlas for Elementary Instruction in Physical Georgraphy, set of 7 embossed maps with raised profiles, each mounted with protective frame (and picture hook), with 6 (of 7) lithographed maps printed in colours and hand-finished, these loose as issued in plain pink wrappers, retained in the publisher's cloth drop-back box, the interior of the lid with printed title and hand-coloured key, the outer lid with colour-printed allegorical pictorial title, one joint slightly weakened but otherwise firm, the maps approximately 230 x 280mm., A.N. Myers & Co., [c.1880]

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  • An unusual three-dimensional world atlas for the use as an educational tool, comprising maps printed in relief of North America, South America, Australasia, Europe, Asia, Africa, and a twin-spherical map "illustrating the chief divisions of land and water in both hemispheres and the peculiarities of their physical geography".
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