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Title Page: Massachusetts atlas. Geological Survey (U.S.); Massachusetts. Topographical Survey Commission, 1890

Title Page: Massachusetts atlas. / Geological Survey (U.S.); Massachusetts. Topographical Survey Commission / 1890
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Full Title: (Title Page to) Atlas of Massachusetts from topographical surveys made in co-operation by the United States Geological Survey and the Commissioners of the Commonwealth 1884-1888. United States Geological Survey. J.W. Powell, Director. Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Francis A. Walker, Henry L. Whiting, N.S. Shaler, Commissioners. Preliminary edition, subject to correction. Published by the Commission at its office, 11 Mt. Vernon St., Boston. Forbes Co., Boston & N.Y.

Author: Geological Survey (U.S.); Massachusetts. Topographical Survey Commission

Date: 1890

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Author: Geological Survey (U.S.); Massachusetts. Topographical Survey Commission

Date: 1890

Short Title: Title Page: Massachusetts atlas.

Publisher: Boston: Topographical Survey Commission

Type: Title Page

Object Height cm: 53

Object Width cm: 42

State / Province: Massachusetts

Full Title: (Title Page to) Atlas of Massachusetts from topographical surveys made in co-operation by the United States Geological Survey and the Commissioners of the Commonwealth 1884-1888. United States Geological Survey. J.W. Powell, Director. Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Francis A. Walker, Henry L. Whiting, N.S. Shaler, Commissioners. Preliminary edition, subject to correction. Published by the Commission at its office, 11 Mt. Vernon St., Boston. Forbes Co., Boston & N.Y.

List No: 2883B

Series No: 2

Engraver or Printer: Forbes Albertype Co.

Published In: Atlas of Massachusetts from topographical surveys made in co-operation by the United States Geological Survey and the Commissioners of the Commonwealth 1884-1888. United States Geological Survey. J.W. Powell, Director. Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Francis A. Walker, Henry L. Whiting, N.S. Shaler, Commissioners. Preliminary edition, subject to correction. Published by the Commission at its office, 11 Mt. Vernon St., Boston. Forbes Co., Boston & N.Y.

Publication Author: Geological Survey (U.S.); Massachusetts. Topographical Survey Commission

Publication Date: 1890

Publication Reference: Phillips, 1801; LeGear. Atlases of the United States, L1552.

Publication Note: The first state atlas made by the USGS, using early USGS contour maps. Similar atlases made for Connecticut, and Rhode Island (see our copies). Water and contour lines in printed color. Bound in half leather dark brown cloth covered boards with "Atlas of Massachusetts 1884-1890 Topographical Survey Commission" stamped in gold.

Publication List No: 2883.000

Publication Type: State Atlas

Publication Maps: 54

Publication Height cm: 54

Publication Width cm: 43

Image No: 2883B

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