Explore the world as it was in 1953 with the Collier's World Atlas and Gazetteer. Published by P.F. Collier & Son, this comprehensive atlas presents the world in its geographical, physical, and commercial aspects. It's a treasure trove of knowledge, spread across its pages with stunningly beautiful maps, tables, charts, and statistics.
This hardcover edition is bound in red cloth with gilt and black lettering and includes a 266-page index-gazetteer and full illustrations. It's a visual and informational masterpiece, measuring 11 x 14" and weighing 6 pounds. Despite some wear on the cover, as shown in the photos, its interior marvels remain untouched, offering a window into the world of the mid-20th century.
This edition of Collier's World Atlas and Gazetteer is more than a book; it's a journey through time. It invites you to explore the world as it was understood in the mid-20th century, offering a unique perspective on our planet's history. This atlas is an essential addition for history buffs, map enthusiasts, and anyone who appreciates the art and science of cartography.
Please note, this vintage item has been previously loved and shows signs of wear, as is typical for pieces of its age. The cover displays wear, but the rich content inside remains intact and glorious. Refer to the photos for a closer look, and feel free to reach out with any questions or for more details.
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