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Cover: Pictorial St. Louis. Compton, Richard J.; Dry, Camille N. 1876

Cover: Pictorial St. Louis. / Compton, Richard J.; Dry, Camille N. / 1876
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Full Title: (Covers to) Pictorial St. Louis, the great metropolis of the Mississippi Valley; a topographical survey drawn in perspective A.D. 1875, by Camille N. Dry, designed & edited by Rich. J. Compton. St. Louis. Compton & Company, 1876. Western Engraving Co. St. Louis.

Author: Compton, Richard J.; Dry, Camille N.

Date: 1876

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Author: Compton, Richard J.; Dry, Camille N.

Date: 1876

Short Title: Cover: Pictorial St. Louis.

Publisher: St. Louis: Compton & Company

Type: Covers

Object Height cm: 37

Object Width cm: 53

Note: Bound in dark green leather covered boards with a decorative framed title embossed in gold reading "Pictorial Saint Louis."

State / Province: Missouri

City: Saint Louis (Mo.)

Full Title: (Covers to) Pictorial St. Louis, the great metropolis of the Mississippi Valley; a topographical survey drawn in perspective A.D. 1875, by Camille N. Dry, designed & edited by Rich. J. Compton. St. Louis. Compton & Company, 1876. Western Engraving Co. St. Louis.

List No: 4209A

Series No: 1

Engraver or Printer: Western Engraving Co. ; St. Louis globe-democrat

Published In: Pictorial St. Louis, the great metropolis of the Mississippi valley; a topographical survey drawn in perspective A.D. 1875, by Camille N. Dry; designed & edited by Rich. J. Compton. St. Louis. Compton & Company 1876. Western Engraving Co. St. Louis. (on verso) Entered ... 1876, by Compton & Company ... Washington D.C. St. Louis Globe-Democrat Job Printing Co.

Publication Author: Compton, Richard J.; Dry, Camille N.

Publication Date: 1876

Publication Reference: Phillips, 15266; Reps, 2057, p.172; Hebert and Dempsey 439; LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 439.

Publication Note: Atlas of 110 connected views which, when assembled, would make a panorama 9 x 24 feet, "the largest panoramic map published" (Hebert). Reps calls this work "a tour de force. The detail is minute ... such apparent accuracy would have been an accomplishment beyond any reasonable expectation." A remarkable and unique work.

Publication List No: 4209.000

Publication Type: View

Publication Height cm: 37

Publication Width cm: 53

Image No: 4209A

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