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Stock# 12282
Description

Gorgeous large format railroad map, hand colored by of the United States, hand colored by countires. Large inset of Alaska. The primary focus of the map is the development of the railroad system in the United States. Asher & Adams published the first American Railroad Atlas in 1872.

Asher Biography

Asher & Adams was a New York publishing firm known for their atlases. Notably, their maps were some of the first to prominently exhibit railroad lines, even if this meant a slight reduction in topographical detail. They specialized especially in state and county maps of the United States.

Adams Biography

Asher & Adams was a New York publishing firm known for their atlases. Notably, their maps were some of the first to prominently exhibit railroad lines, even if this meant a slight reduction in topographical detail. They specialized especially in state and county maps of the United States.