New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Black cloth with green lettering, pictorial dust jacket. x, 149pp, iv. 74 full-page maps. Very good/good plus. Binding a tad spotted, else internally tight and near fine; jacket quite rubbed and edgeworn, with paper loss to lower half of spine. Item #46261
Tight, fairly nice first U.S. edition of this delightful period piece chock full of pre-WW2 world maps and facing them explanations of how and why the borders are what they are. Particularly fascinating and timely is, in "The Americas" section, "The Negro Problem in the United States." Scarce.