The Editors of Life and Rand McNally LIFE PICTORIAL ATLAS OF THE WORLD
New York: Time Incorporated, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. A few tiny spots of rubbing to the front cover,else very near fine; in an illustrated dust jacket with very faint age-toning. 600 pages, and an index. Large quarto.
A detailed atlas of the planet Earth, which utilizes very different forms of maps, including viewed from space, flat maps of the planet created by "peeling" the planet, terrain maps, and political maps. Filled with illustrations and photographs.