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COMBINATION ATLAS MAP OF SUMMIT COUNTY OHIO: Compiled, Drawn and Published from Personal Examinations and Surveys
Philadelphia, Pennysvania: Tackabury, Mead and Moffett, 1874. First Edition. Folio. 139pp. Smooth cloth over boards. A likely later blue cloth backstrip over spine. Relief design, brown pebble cloth square title sheet salvaged from original cloth adhered to front. Title mount nicked with two smalls sections of loss. Volume professionally recased with a generous amount of corner chipping and closed tearing to plate edges restored. A superb restoration, presents well. About very good. An uncommon 19th Century atlas of Summit County Ohio with dozens of maps (including fantastic Ward maps of Akron, a large folding map of Ohio, etc...) and large, detailed lithograph illustrations of local landmarks, homesteads, prominent citizens, etc... A remarkable record of pre-industrial Akron. We locate no other in commerce and a 2016 PBA sale record of $900. Scarce.
Bookseller: Martin Hartzold, bookseller [U.S.A.]
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