Original blue marbled paper covering and dark blue title label laid down on new stiff boards rebacked in black leather. Folio, t.p., , 7-42, , 43-48 pp plus large folding "Outline Map of Venango CO, PA". (The large folding map is not listed in the table of contents.) Possible early state of this scarce atlas with two map pages misnumbered (No. 23 Allegheny Township numbered 26 and No. 30, Oil Creek #3 numbered 31) plus coloring and minor content variations of some maps compared with maps in the Rumsey original/Crawford County Historical Society reprint copies (where page numbering is correct). Condition: A nicely restored example with title page provided in good facsimile. The folding map has been archivally backed and the table of contents page archivally faced for long term preservation. Minor chipping and tears to edges of text leaves and some map sheets and dampstain to lower left margins. Lacking the 8 ad pages (if ever present) found at rear of most copies. Oblong Folio. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Atlas of the Oil Region of Pennsylvania from...
Publisher: F. W. Beers, A. D. Ellis & G. G. Soule
Publication Date: 1865
Edition: First Edition
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