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1874 Asher & Adams
$475.00
Stock# 11777
Description

First edition of this large format railroad map of Colorado Territory, from Asher & Adams Atlas of the United States. Some early township surveys are shown, as are the Denver & South Platte RR, Kansas Pacific RR, Colorado Central RR, Denver & Rio Grande RR and Denver Pacific RR. Very few towns south of the Continental Divide, although Breckinridge, Fair Play, Canon City, Greenwood, Colfax, Ft. Garland, San Luis, Saguache and a hand full of others are shown. Very early county configuations, pre-dating the counties established in 1874. One of the earliest obtainable large format separate maps of Colorado Territory and the first to appear in a commercial atlas.

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.