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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Hayes, Eli L.
Date:
1877
Short Title:
H.B. Hays & Bro. ... Works at Becks Run ... Pittsburgh, Pa.
Publisher:
Titus, Simmons & Titus
Philadelphia
Type:
View
Obj Height cm:
36
Obj Width cm:
39
Note:
Lithograph.
Reference:
P2348, 2442; Rieger 46; Checklist of printed maps of the Middle West to 1900, 1-1260; LC United States atlases, L3876; P-Maps, p. 636.
State/Province:
Pennsylvania
City:
Pittsburgh (Pa.)
Full Title:
H.B. Hays & Bro. miners & shippers of bituminous gas coal (by river and rail) Works at Becks Run, Pool No. 1, Monongahela River, Becks Run Station on P.V. & C.R.W., City of Pittsburgh, Pa. (... compiled & drawn for the publishers by E.L. Hayes, assisted by E.F. Hayes, C.M. Beresford, assisted by S.A. Charpiot, F.L. Sanford, J.H. Sherman. Published by Titus, Simmons & Titus ... Phila. 1877. Eng. by Worley & Bracher ... Printed by H.J. Toudy & Co. ... Oldach & Mergenthaler Binders ...)
List No:
4975.010
Page No:
17
Series No:
13
Engraver or Printer:
Beresford, C. M.; Charpiot, S. A.; H.J. Toudy & Co.; Hayes, E. F.; Sanford, F. L.; Sherman, J. H.; Worley & Bracher
Publication Author:
Hayes, Eli L.
Pub Date:
1877
Pub Title:
Illustrated atlas of the Upper Ohio River and Valley from Pittsburgh, Pa. to Cincinnati, Ohio. From United States official and special surveys compiled & drawn for the publishers by E.L. Hayes, assisted by E.F. Hayes, C.M. Beresford, assisted by S.A. Charpiot, F.L. Sanford, J.H. Sherman. Published by Titus, Simmons & Titus, 27 South Sixth Street Phila. 1877. Eng. by Worley & Bracher, 27 So. Sixth St. Phila, Pa. Printed by H.J. Toudy & Co. 623 Commerce St. Phila, Pa. Oldach & Mergenthaler Binders, S.E. Cor. 4th & Cherry Sts. Phila. Entered ... 1877, by Titus Simmons & Titus ... Washington. (view by) A. Ruger, del ...
Pub Reference:
P2348, 2442; Rieger 46; Checklist of printed maps of the Middle West to 1900, 1-1260; LC United States atlases, L3876; P-Maps, p. 636.
Pub Note:
This is perhaps the most extraordinary "county atlas" produced in the 19th century. Although it is a regional atlas in scope, covering both sides of the Ohio River from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati, in format it is county atlas with views, maps, and advertising directories of the local towns, cities, residences, and businesses along the river. There are 26 double page maps of the Ohio River, plus an index sheet, that are beautifully drawn and colored, as well as numerous maps of towns and cities on the river. The views frequently show the river and river boat traffic, the inside and outside of factories (an inside view of a glass blowing factory is amazing), and farms and residences. There are large fold out maps of Pittsburgh and Cincinnati. When taken all together, the effect is stunning. This atlas has become rare, with few copies surviving the "breaker's" temptation to cut it up. Rieger rates it "of extraordinary importance" and "extremely scarce." Bound in half leather dark brown cloth covered boards with "Illustrated Atlas Of The Upper Ohio River & Valley. From Pittsburgh Pa. To Cincinnati O. Titus, Simmons & Titus." stamped in gold. Full and outline color.
Pub List No:
4975.000
Pub Type:
Regional Atlas
Pub Maps:
67
Pub Height cm:
42
Pub Width cm:
46
Image No:
4975010
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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