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Stock# 50910
Description

Rare early map of Illinois, published by Rufus Blanchard prior to his move to Chicago.

Includes a 'Table of Statistics' and 'Meridians and Baselines' in the lower left corner.

The map is printed using the cerographic printed method, an American invention attributed to the Morse family.

Condition Description
Original embossed covers. Minor loss at several fold intersections and one old tape repair at lower right side of map and another repair at the left side, with a slightly larger area of loss in Missouri.