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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Andreas, A. T. (Alfred Theodore), 1839-1900
Date:
1875
Short Title:
New railroad map of the United States, ... Canada, Mexico and the West Indies.
Publisher:
Andreas Atlas Co.
Chicago
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
43
Obj Width cm:
65
Scale 1:
8,400,000
Note:
Hand col. lithographed map. Relief shown by hachures. Title includes view. Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich.
World Area:
North America
Country:
Canada; United States
Subject:
Railroad
Full Title:
New railroad map of the United States, the Dominion of Canada, Mexico and the West Indies. (Published by the Andreas Atlas Co., Lakeside Building, Chicago, Ills. Engraved & printed by Chas. Shober & Co., Props. of Chicago Lithographing Co.)
List No:
0018.012
Page No:
16-17
Series No:
18
Engraver or Printer:
Chas. Shober & Co.; Chicago Lithographing Co.
Publication Author:
Andreas, A. T. (Alfred Theodore), 1839-1900
Pub Date:
1875
Pub Title:
A.T. Andreas' illustrated historical atlas of the State of Iowa. 1875. (7th Congressional District ed.). Published by the Andreas Atlas Co., Lakeside Building, Chicago, Ills. Engraved & printed by Chas. Shober & Co., Props. of Chicago Lithographing Co.
Pub Reference:
Checklist of Printed Maps of the Middle West to 1900, 8-0860; Ristow, American maps and mapmakers, p. 438-439; cf LeGear Atlases of the United States, L1136 and Phillips, 1639 (district not noted)
Pub Note:
Edition with views from the 7th Congressional District. Andreas made 9 separate editions of this atlas, one for each of the 9 Congressional Districts; each district ed. had special views of that district. See the reprint ed. by the Iowa Historical Society for a complete reproduction of all district views, as well as a discussion of the marketing technique in the preface. A second title page precedes the illustrated title page reading "A.T. Andreas' illustrated historical atlas of the State of Iowa. 1875. The Lakeside Press, Clark and Adams Streets, Chicago." Full color, both hand painted and printed. Bound in half leather embossed dark brown cloth covered boards with "Illustrated historical atlas of the State of Iowa 1875." in gilt; title is also blind stamped on the back cover. Not in Phillips Maps of America. Irregular paging.
Pub List No:
0018.000
Pub Type:
State Atlas
Pub Maps:
139
Pub Height cm:
45
Pub Width cm:
38
Image No:
0018012
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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