Very large format, five volume set of The Times Atlas of the World published from 1955 to 1959. All volumes have blue cloth hard covers and gilt titles on the spine and front, tight binding and no inscriptions. The dust jackets are all tanned and vary in their condition: volumes I and II are intact with edge wear and a little chipping; volumes III and V are missing their spines and have extensive wear and chipping at the edges; volume IV is more complete but there are two long horizontal tears across the spine and front as well as edge wear and chipping. Volume I, World, Australasia & East Asia, has some light foxing on the pastedowns. The rear board of volume II is deformed with a gentle inwards bend about 10 cm from the spine which extends most of the way down to the lower edge. The volumes are: I World, Australasia & East Asia (1958), II South-West Asia & Russia (1959),III Northern Europe (1955), IV Southern Europe & Africa (1956), V The Americas (1957). Very heavy set will require courier delivery. Each volume measures 50cm x 32cm.