Tunison's Peerless Universal Atlas of the World
Place Published: Chicago
Publisher: H. C. Tunison, Publisher
Date Published: 1905
Book Id: 28293
340pp. Folio [38 cm] Black cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title, and elaborate gilt and blind stamped designs on the front cover. Good plus. The covers are gently rubbed and mildly stained. The cloth at the spine ends is frayed and has several small splits and losses. There is a very small open tear in the cloth of the spine. The underlying boards are exposed briefly along the edges. There are numerous tiny stains on the lightly soiled edges of the text block. The endsheets and flyleaves are soiled and also have multiple very tiny stains. The rear free endsheet is absent. There is a 4 inch long closed tear in the bottom edge of the front free endsheet. The rear hinge is weak. There is a large chip in the paper of the rear pastedown. The pages are clean.
From the copyright page- "Henry Cuthbert Tunison (Publisher and Geographer), has personally visited America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Ceylon, the Sandwich Islands (and Islands of the Pacific and Atlantic), the Holy Land, Egypt, Canada, Mexico, every State and Territory of the United States, and has made a complete tour around the world."