Hammond's Handy Atlas of the World with New Census 1914 C.S. Hammond & Company

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With the 1914 edition of Hammond's Handy Atlas of the World, C.S. Hammond & Company invites you to travel through time and space. This hardcover atlas offers a fascinating glimpse into the geographical and demographic landscape of the early 20th century.

This edition is notable for its inclusion of a map and profile of the newly completed Panama Canal and a world map highlighting mother countries and their possessions. It features detailed maps showcasing the religions, timber supply, and river systems of the world.

Rich with statistical information, including comprehensive census data from the United States, this atlas also provides location keys for the principal cities around the world. As a popular small-format atlas of its time, it remains a valuable collectible for historians, geographers, and anyone interested in the world as it was over a century ago.


  • Publisher: C.S. Hammond & Company
  • Year: 1914
  • Format: Cloth Hardcover
  • Pages: 130
  • Dimensions: 8x6 inches
  • Condition: Signed in pencil by the previous owner, as shown in the photos.

Four Key Features:

  1. Historical Maps: Detailed views of the world in 1914, including the Panama Canal.
  2. Diverse Information: Covers religions, natural resources, and urban geography.
  3. Census Data: In-depth demographic statistics from the early 20th century.
  4. Compact and Comprehensive: A popular small-format atlas that is easy to handle and rich in content.

Beyond The Final Page:

Hammond's Handy Atlas of the World is more than an atlas; it's a snapshot of history, providing a unique perspective on the world as it was known in 1914. Anyone who is interested in history, geography, and the development of our understanding of the world must have it.


This vintage atlas has been previously loved and shows signs of age. While it remains in good condition, please refer to the photos for more details, and feel free to contact us for additional information or pictures.

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