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Standard Atlas of Delta County Michigan including - MICHIGAN - DELTA COUNTY ATLA - 1913. [1220731]
Geo. A. Ogle & Co. Chicago. 1913. - 62 single-page color maps and 3 double-page color maps, black and white photo illustrations, plus text pages, 18 x 15 1/2 inches, gilt lettered decorative embossed cloth-covered boards with leather spine and corners (hardbound). Cover is in fair condition with leather loss to spine and wear to edges of boards, front cover is coming loose at hinge. Interior: some light foxing but overall maps in very good clean condition. Includes maps of the various townships of Delta County, plus Map of Michigan, Map of the United States, Map of the World, Patrons' Reference Directory of Delta County, Portrait Department (with dozens of black and white portraits of Delta County citizens, their residences and also officials of the county). Several supplements, which are standard features of Ogle & Co. publications: "Analysis of the System of United States Land Surveys, Digest of the System of Civic Government, General Information Regarding Banking and Business Methods, and Ancient, Medieval and Modern History, Chronologically Arranged." Of particular interest are the tipped-in two-page color maps (17 1/2 x 60 inches) of two of the county's larger towns: Escanaba and Gladstone (South Part). There is also an attractive one-page color Outline Map of Delta County that includes Big and Little Summer Islands and St. Martin's Island. A three-page "Advertising Section" of Delta County businesses is followed by five pages of photographs (15 to 20 per page) featuring portraits of Delta County residents and their homes, commercial buildings, and various farm scenes. Overall, an uncommon and fascinating Atlas of the Upper Peninsula county, with contents in very good condition. There appear to be five WorldCat libraries holding the Atlas, although other libraries make the Atlas available in microfilm format. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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