New International Atlas of the World 200 Maps & Illustrations by Lloyd Edwin Smith 1940 The Geographic Publishing Company

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Explore the world from the comfort of your home with the New International Atlas of the World, a comprehensive and oversized atlas published in 1940 by The Geographic Publishing Company.

This red hardcover edition features a rich collection of 200 maps and illustrations, providing a panoramic view of the globe, its peoples, lands, and the fascinating chronicle of nations' rise and fall.

Accompanied by the "Chronicle of Conquest" supplement, this atlas offers readers a detailed composite resume of global history, from ancient civilizations to the geopolitical boundaries of the 1940s. 


  • Author: Lloyd Edwin Smith
  • Publisher: The Geographic Publishing Company
  • Year: 1940
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: xxxii
  • Dimensions: 15x10x1 inches
  • Condition: stains on the cover and inside book boards; book hinges, signed by the previous owner; yet all pages remain firmly attached.

Four Key Features:

  1. Extensive Map Collection: Features 200 maps and illustrations showcasing the world.
  2. Historical Insights: Includes the "Chronicle of Conquest" supplement for a deep dive into global history.
  3. Oversized Format: An impressive large-scale atlas for easy viewing and exploration.
  4. Educational Resource: An invaluable tool for historians, educators, and anyone with a passion for geography.

Beyond The Final Page:

The New International Atlas of the World is more than just an atlas; it's a historical artifact that captures the world as it was known in 1940. It's an invitation to explore, learn, and understand the vast tapestry of human civilization across the globe. Whether for academic research or personal curiosity, this atlas is a gateway to the world's wonders.


This vintage atlas shows signs of wear consistent with its age, including cover stains and wear on the hinges. Please refer to the photos for a detailed look, and don’t hesitate to contact us for more information or additional pictures.

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