Atlas containing maps of the Chicago River, Illinois and its branches showing result of improvement by the U.S. Government under direction of Major W. L. Marshall, Corps of Engineers U.S.A. 1896 to 1899 G. A. M. Lilgencrantz, Asst. Engineer. U S. Corps of Engineers.
Atlas containing maps of the Chicago River, Illinois and its branches showing result of improvement by the U.S. Government under direction of Major W. L. Marshall, Corps of Engineers U.S.A. 1896 to 1899 G. A. M. Lilgencrantz, Asst. Engineer
Atlas containing maps of the Chicago River, Illinois and its branches showing result of improvement by the U.S. Government under direction of Major W. L. Marshall, Corps of Engineers U.S.A. 1896 to 1899 G. A. M. Lilgencrantz, Asst. Engineer

Atlas containing maps of the Chicago River, Illinois and its branches showing result of improvement by the U.S. Government under direction of Major W. L. Marshall, Corps of Engineers U.S.A. 1896 to 1899 G. A. M. Lilgencrantz, Asst. Engineer

Chicago: 1899. Large oblong atlas approx. 22¾" x 28¾" consisting of a title leaf, index map (a fine street map that follows the Chicago River from Belmont Ave. in the north to 39th Street in the south and shows good detail along Lake Michigan's shoreline), and 28 maps colored in outline by stencil; some small miscreases in the margins, several sheets with small archival repairs, and the whole with evidence of its once having been bound (stab holes evident in the gutter); all else very good or better in original half red cloth over marbled boards, red morocco label lettered in gilt on the upper cover. Ex-Franklin Institute with bookplate and a perforated stamp in the blank margin of the title page. Showing the details of the Chicago River and the adjacent roads, rail lines, canals, and buildings. Issued to accompany the report made by Marshall, not present here. Lithographed by A.B. Graham Photo Lith. of Washington, D.C. Item #59225

Price: $1,500.00

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