1976 reprint of Thompson & West, 1878. VG w/ prospectus. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: New Historical Atlas of Alameda Co. ...
Book Description Thompson & West, Oakland, CA, 1878. Hard Cover. Condition: Fair. Large (15" x 18") 1878 historical atlas of Alameda County, California. Published by famous map makers Thompson & West. With many large illustrations of towns and scenes from around the county, along with many colored maps. Title page replaces "New" with "Original" and is heavily worn and has been reinforced with clear tap and placed on backing paper. Preface/index page worn and reinforced with tape. All plates present. The majority of plates are in fair to good shape, with the main issue being light to moderate age spotting throughout. Pg. 39 - 43 (a map of ranches in the Alvarado region, and an illustration of the Blacow estate) are loose. Pg. 52-53 (folding map of Racho San Ramon area) is reinforced with tape. Pg 71 (Lake Merrit area) has a large bisecting tear. Pgs. 135-138 (Patterson farm) are loose. Appendix has detailed demographic data with headings including County Officer's, Financial Statistics, school Statistics, Populations (divided by ethnicity) of each town and minor civil division, and a business directory that includes the "nativity" (family origin) of each business owner. Spine is reinforced with tape, and board have heavy wear along edges and diffuse scuff wear across front. Size: 15 x 18". Seller Inventory # 007900