It appears to be in good condition considering being over 133+ years old. It has some loss of cover by some tattering and was conserved by a flat paper conservator in the last 24 months. They arent meant to correlate to some official grading system used by any organization. The cover is signed in pencil by "Harry King". King was the Chief Topographer at the U.
Photos are an important element to description so please be sure to look over the many pictures provided & use the zoom for a closer look! The item "National Geographic Volume 1 Issue 1 Very Rare Original Not Reprint" is in sale since Sunday, February 21, 2021.This item is in the category "Books\Magazines". The seller is "rio-largo" and is located in Pleasant Hill, California. This item can be shipped to United States.