London, South Kensington
10 March 2000
Atlas of The British Empire reproduced from the Original made for Her Majesty Queen Mary's Doll's House, London: Edward Stanford, [ca. 1928]. 42 x 33mm., title in red and black, 12 double-page coloured maps, original red roan wrappers, lettered on front cover 'Atlas of the British Empire', t.e.g. Spielmann 13; Welsh 307.
SCARCE. "To our knowledge this rare volume is the smallest miniature atlas in existence" (Bondy p. 153).
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