BRADSTREET'S POCKET ATLAS OF THE UNITED STATES. PUBLISHED EXCLUSIVELY FOR MACULLAR, PARKER & COMPANY, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS.

New York: The Bradstreet Company, 1882. [4],50pp. plus frontispiece, sixty-eight unnumbered pages of maps, and six pages of advertisements. Oblong 12mo. Original limp dark morocco lettered in gilt. Leather rubbed, corners and spine frayed, spine beginning to separate from text block, internally clean. Good plus. Item #WRCAM57829

Third edition of this charming pocket atlas, issued as a promotional item by the Boston clothing firm of Macullar, Parker & Company. The two-page frontispiece depicts an image of the company's headquarters and a diagram of the building identifying each department. There are colored maps of each state and territory, including Washington, Dakota, and Indian Territories. On the verso of most maps is information typical of almanacs of the time: summaries of business law, population centers, time differences around the world, prices of gold, weights and measures, business and tax laws, and more. Also printed are mining region maps for many areas in the western U.S., including Leadville, Deadwood, and Comstock. OCLC records only four copies of this edition: in the Rumsey Collection at Stanford, the Newberry Library, the Minnesota Historical Society, and the Winterthur Museum in Delaware. OCLC 17944641, 953568568.

Price: $500.00