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David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Beers, F. W. (Frederick W.); F.W. Beers & Co.
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Beers, Ellis, & Soule
New York
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Twenty-six advertisements. Includes view of G.N. Townsend & Co., Philadelphia. Other advertisers: H.H. Irvine -- Hamlen & Moore's Oil Exchange -- Hamlen, Moore & Co.'s Machine Shop -- J.C. Morris -- Meylert & Co. -- Drake Brothers -- C.W. Simmons -- E.H. Swain & Co. -- Petroleum Land Company -- Wagstaff & Goetchius -- Faucon & Beldin -- Lewis B. Page -- E.A. Marshall, Jr. -- McLaen, O'Neal & Co. -- Adams & Levis -- Banking House of Work, McCouch & Co. -- J.R. Fry -- Bowen & Fox -- Wm. O. Schock & Co. -- Hewes, Miller & Co. -- Davies Brothers -- Petroleum Stock Exchange, Geo. Henderson, Jr. -- Tack, Bro. & Co. -- P.F. Kelly & Co.
New York; Pennsylvania
New York (N.Y.); Philadelphia (Pa.)
Advertising; Oil
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Petroleum Land Agency ... Geo. N. Townsend & Co. Thomas E. Bayley & Co. ... Titusville, Pa. Johnston & Bayley ... N.Y. mining agents. (Entered ... 1865 ... Southern District of New York by F.W. Beers & Co. Ferd. Mayer & Co. Lithographers, 96 Fulton St., N.Y.)
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(Ad) 5
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Ferd. Mayer & Co.
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Beers, F. W. (Frederick W.)
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Atlas of the oil region of Pennsylvania. From actual surveys under the direction of F.W. Beers, C.E. Assisted by Beach Nichols, J.M. Beers, A. Leavenworth, C.S. Peck, C.A. Curtis & Geo. Stewart. With a few facts relating to petroleum, historically, scientifically, and commercially, reviewed by Ivan C. Michels, Editor of the Philadelphia Coal Oil Circular and Petroleum Price Current. Published by F.W. Beers, A.D. Ellis & G.G. Soule, 43 John St. N.Y. Assistants: W.H. Hubbell, Willard Upton. Assistants: S. Stewart, Jas. Rhynus. Entered ... 1865 ... New York by F.W. Beers & Co. Ferd. Mayer & Co. Lithographers, 96 Fulton St. N.Y.
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Phillips, 2441; LeGear. Atlases of the United States, L2994; Phillips. Maps of America, p. 683; McCorkle, B.B. America emergent, 77.
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The only regional atlas made of the oil regions in Pennsylvania and probably the most complete and detailed mapping done at the time -- it is far more detailed than the general maps that appeared in pocket form or separately -- Colton, Townsend and Dale, Hunt, Howe, and Root, Anthony (see our copies). With the large Venango County map, as issued. Maps hand col. Atlas is rebound in new speckled paper covered boards with quarter faux leather spine and original cover label pasted on the front reading "Beers & Co.'s Atlas of the oil regions. Price $12.50" in gold print. Pages 5-6 listed in contents but lacking in this copy.
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Regional Atlas
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Copyright 2005
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