Elephant folio (14 1/2" x 17 1/4"). Three-quarter leather over blind-embossed black cloth with gold lettering on cover. Four old newspaper clippings pasted inside front board. Late 19th century atlas of Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Profusely illustrated with partly colored-, single & duo-tone maps, 1 double-page color map of the United States, as well as many b/w reproductions of steel-plate engravings. Heavy age wear and staining on binding. Spine torn, parts of backstrip missing. Gold lettering faded. Front and back board held in place by original cloth hinges at front and rear endpapers. Free front endpaper creased and torn, Heavy tearing and chipping on page 113, that page loose. Pulling and closed tears on some leaves. 2" x 1" piece of top corner on page 29 missing. Table of contents: General Maps / Township Maps / Plans of Towns / Miscellaneous. Binding in poor, interior in fair to good condition. Scarce. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Illustrated Atlas of Pottawattamie County, ...
Publisher: C. R. Allen & Co
Publication Date: 1885
Book Condition: fair
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