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Auction 113, Lot 857

"Atlas of Pennsylvania With Descriptions. Historical, Scientific, & Statistical. Together with a map of the United States and Territories", Walling & Gray

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1872 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

14 x 17.5 inches
35.6 x 44.5 cm
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Complete folio atlas filled with great, detailed maps. Contains four thematic maps including a beautifully engraved and colorful geological map, double-page maps of Pennsylvania and of the Untied States, and thirty-seven (4 double-page and 33 single-page) maps of counties and cities. Hardbound in cloth with calf spine and tips, and embossed gilt titling on cover, 132 pp. Contents: Title Page, Table of Contents, General Description, maps, List of Cities, Boroughs, Townships, Post-Offices, Railroad and Telegraphic Stations, and Classified directory of Business firms & professional men of Philadelphia. Very fine example of this atlas.

References: Phillips (A) #2453; Ristow pp. 429-30

Condition: A

Corners and spine rubbed, bumped and a little soiled. Contents very good to fine with no water staining. Signatures tight.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $425

Closed on 12/7/2005