Chicago: Rand, McNally, 1899.
Illustrated by Maps. Stapled wraps. Good with no dust jacket. Item #14629
Inkstains to top edge affecting page margins and front cover with blotch until page 15, cover creasing, corner peel, soil, owner's signature, wear. Solid cloth stapled wraps. ; Rand McNally Atlas of 1899 marketed as advertising handout to businesses. In this case, the covers including the reverse contain advertising for Repauno Chemical Company, maker of Atlas Powder and other explosives. The 1899 date includes maps of the newly acquired US territories from the Spanish-American War (Philippines, Puerto Rico) as well as Hawaii and Alaska. This turn-of-the-century world atlas shows map contents reflecting European and colonial borders pre-World War One.; 96 pages.