Arbuckles Coffee World Atlas 1889 color 50 miniature maps Nations wonderfulBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Issued 1889, NY by Arbuckles Coffee. Lithographed by Donaldson Brothers.
Splendid chromolithographed atlas of the world in miniature. 12 leaves each containing 4 miniature trade cards, each with map and representative vignette illustrations related to the country.
Oblong format, original string ties. Covers rubbed and edge worn with small edge chipping. Rear cover splitting with archival repairs. All leaves present , clean and very attractive.
Wonderful item, essentially 50 miniature maps printed in color. Splendid cover with cherubs circling the globe, two elegant women drinking coffee on rear cover.
The level of detail and color printing registration approaches the pinnacle of the art form for the era.
Book measures: 7" H X 11 1/4" W.