ATLAS OF DELAWARE COUNTY, by Benjamin H. Smith - 1880


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Atlas of Delaware County: showing the Early Grants & Patents

by Benjamin H. Smith

A beautiful atlas of the region of Delaware County with maps and indexes, as well as a history of land titles complete with lists of these titles. With a map for each region of the Delaware County and a list of the grants and patents with their history, the volume is a strikingly complete record. Lavishly illustrated with numerous maps, including a whole history of land titles, this atlas is a valuable piece of local history no one will want to miss. 19 maps. 12 x 15.75 inches.

19 maps of the Delaware County. Lists of land titles with a history of land titles and lists of grants and patents in Delaware County with their history. Index with text page numbers and figures for the maps.

Published by: Press of Henry B. Ashmead, Pennsylvania, PA, 1880.

Hardback is overall in GOOD- condition.

  • Volume is in overall good- condition with well-preserved covers and inside showing expected wear.
  • Quarterbound in black leather.
  • Covers feature text in gilt on front and gilt lines along shoulders and corners on front and back.
  • Boards display moderate to pronounced edgewear from fading and rubbing, as well as some darkening along gilt lines at corners.
  • Covers show moderate edgewear mostly to leather, with corners showing boards and general rubbing along shoulders. 
  • Spinepiece is missing showing remnants of binder's tape and exposed sewing. (See photos) 
  • Binding is fragile, with front cover detached.
  • Tipped-in maps are in good condition with scarce staining and foxing.
  • Interior displays gentle age-toning, and is overall well-preserved.
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Some pages have closed tears along edges and near gutter. Some tipped-in blanks can be seen between maps, but none are missing. (See photos)
  • Text block edges display expected toning and wear.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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Binding: Leather
Original/Facsimile: Original
Special Attributes: 1st Edition
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Subject: Reference
Topic: Atlases
Place of Publication: Pennsylvania PA
Publisher: Press of Henry B. Ashmead
Year Printed: 1880
Author: Benjamin H. Smith
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