The Times Atlas of the World

The Times Atlas of the World

Book - 1992
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Baker & Taylor
Provides complete physical and political maps of each area of the world, and uses maps to provide information on minerals, climate, vegetation, population, food, and energy

Book News
Succeeding the 1990 edition, the ninth Times Atlas continues its domination among the world atlases. Of the sixth edition, Sheehy (usually neutral) writes "extremely fine," Kister declares "best in the land," and Sader in General Reference Books for Adults "... atlas of first resort...." BCL3 puts it in the core of college libraries. (Strangely ARBA has not reviewed an edition between 1985 and 1992.) While usually published at five-year intervals, the turbulent world justifies this edition only two years after the eighth. On a two or five year revision schedule the Times must be the first choice for all collections. The seven physical maps of the land and oceans are the most exquisitely lovely plates to be found in any atlas; Bartholomew remains the premier cartographic house. 12x18". Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Times Books, c1992
Edition: 9th comprehensive ed
ISBN: 9780812920772
Characteristics: xlvii, 222 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 46 cm
Alternative Title: Atlas of the world


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