1875 Map of Dallas County, State of Iowa
by Andreas, Alfred Theodore, 1839-1900
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Andreas Atlas Co.
Note: Col. lithographed map. Shows farm houses, landowners, schools, churches, mills, blacksmith shops, roads, railroads, proposed railroads, timber, swamps, bluffs, etc.
Full Title: Map of Dallas County, State of Iowa. Engraved & printed by Mills & Co., Des Moines, Iowa. (Published by the Andreas Atlas Co., Lakeside Building, Chicago, Ills. Engraved & printed by Chas. Shober & Co., Props. of Chicago Lithographing Co.)
Engraver or Printer: Chas. Shober & Co. ; Chicago Lithographing Co. ; Mills & 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.
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