Detail View: David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: Map of Des Moines County, State of Iowa.

Author: 
Andreas, A. T. (Alfred Theodore), 1839-1900
Date: 
1875
Short Title: 
Map of Des Moines County, State of Iowa.
Publisher: 
Andreas Atlas Co.
Publisher Location: 
Chicago
Type: 
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm: 
44
Obj Width cm: 
34
Scale 1: 
115,000
Note: 
Col. lithographed map. Shows schools, churches, mills, blacksmith shops, roads, railroads, proposed railroads, timber, swamps, bluffs, etc.
State/Province: 
Iowa
County: 
Des Moines County (Iowa)
Full Title: 
Map of Des Moines County, State of Iowa. Chas. Shober & Co., props., Chicago Lith. Co. (Published by the Andreas Atlas Co., Lakeside Building, Chicago, Ills. Engraved & printed by Chas. Shober & Co., Props. of Chicago Lithographing Co.)
List No: 
0018.213
Page No: 
247
Series No: 
219
Engraver or Printer: 
Chas. Shober & Co.
Engraver or Printer: 
Chicago Lithographing Co.
Publication Author: 
Andreas, A. T. (Alfred Theodore), 1839-1900
Pub Date: 
1875
Pub Title: 
A.T. Andreas' illustrated historical atlas of the State of Iowa. 1875. (7th Congressional District ed.). Published by the Andreas Atlas Co., Lakeside Building, Chicago, Ills. Engraved & printed by Chas. Shober & Co., Props. of Chicago Lithographing Co.
Pub Reference: 
Checklist of Printed Maps of the Middle West to 1900, 8-0860; Ristow, American maps and mapmakers, p. 438-439; cf LeGear Atlases of the United States, L1136 and Phillips, 1639 (district not noted)
Pub Note: 
Edition with views from the 7th Congressional District. Andreas made 9 separate editions of this atlas, one for each of the 9 Congressional Districts; each district ed. had special views of that district. See the reprint ed. by the Iowa Historical Society for a complete reproduction of all district views, as well as a discussion of the marketing technique in the preface. A second title page precedes the illustrated title page reading "A.T. Andreas' illustrated historical atlas of the State of Iowa. 1875. The Lakeside Press, Clark and Adams Streets, Chicago." Full color, both hand painted and printed. Bound in half leather embossed dark brown cloth covered boards with "Illustrated historical atlas of the State of Iowa 1875." in gilt; title is also blind stamped on the back cover. Not in Phillips Maps of America. Irregular paging.
Pub List No: 
0018.000
Pub Type: 
State Atlas
Pub Maps: 
139
Pub Height cm: 
45
Pub Width cm: 
38
Image No: 
0018213
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Authors: 
Andreas, A. T. (Alfred Theodore), 1839-1900
Collection: 
Rumsey Collection