Philadelphia. Titus, Simmons & Titus. 1875.
Large folding handcoloured map (23 3/4 x 23 1/2 inches), folding handcolored street map (Nelsonville), full page hand coloured maps, full page black and white lithographic illustrations, 88pp, 16 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches, gilt lettered decorative embossed cloth covered boards (hardbound). Wear to cover extremities exposing edges of boards, head of spine split, a few small abraded areas on back cover; interior has scattered foxing and soiled areas in margins, occasional pencil mark, creases and foxing to front endpaper, overall toning / soiling to map of Carthage. Large folding map has 1 inch separation along one fold, the extra large Nelsonville map which folds out has a short split at the centre of the lower fold (being rather tricky to fold out from the atlas). Overall the atlas is in bright condition with tight binding. A fine example of an American county atlas, testimony to a county with proud and industrious landowners and businesses. Among the interesting views are small interior vignettes of the interiors of Scott's Drug Store and Carnes & Shephard's Store in Nelsonville Ohio. This antique atlas includes an attractive large folding map: Railroad & Township Map of the State of Ohio, with a decorative border and vignette illustration of the State Capitol at Columbus in the lower right corner, plus a folding street map of Nelsonville. There are full page maps of Townships and Towns, some with more than one map to a page. The bird's eye views of the local landscapes, city views and portraits of important figures are particularly richly lithographed. Item #41248