Historical Atlas of the United StatesBook - 1988 | Centennial edition --.
Spectacular book. It is large (12x18") with two-page spreads allowing illustrations of 22x18", a melange of historical photos and art together with NGS's splendid cartography, charts, drawings, and photos. 380 maps, 450 photos, and 140,000 words. Topics are: the land, people, boundaries, economy, transport and communication, and communities. The Atlas is NGS's centennial gift to the country; they have sent gift copies to 35,000 public and private schools teaching grade 9 and higher. This is one of the notable reference books of the year--and the decade. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Washington : National Geographic Society, 
Edition: Centennial edition --.
Copyright Date: ©1988
Branch Call Number: J 911.73 Nat 1988
Characteristics: 1 atlas (289 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) + 1 folded color map, 1 overlay depicting U.S. in four scales, and 1 magnifying sheet.