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The national atlas : containing elaborate topographical maps of the United States and the Dominion of Canada, with plans of cities and general maps of the world. Also, descriptions and tables, historical and statistical, with a reference list containing the names of the cities, towns, villages, and post-offices in the United States, with their location

Accompanied by special railway and scientific maps and articles.
Format
Online; Book; EBook
Description
[8], 11-204 (i.e. 218), [32], [3] p. col. maps. 45 cm.
Related title
Gray's New topographical map of Virginia and West Virginia.
Gray's New map of Bridgewater.
Gray's New map of Charlottesville.
Gray's New map of Harrisonburg.
Gray's New map of Lexington.
Gray's New map of Lynchburg.
Gray's New map of Richmond.
Gray's New map of Staunton.
Published
Philadelphia, O.W. Gray & Son, 1877.
Contents
  • Gray's New topographical map of Virginia and West Virginia (p. 68-69)
  • Gray's New map of Bridgewater, Rockingham County, Virginia
  • Gray's New map of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia
  • Gray's New map of Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, Virginia
  • Gray's New map of Lexington, Rockbridge County, Virginia
  • Gray's New map of Lynchburg, Campbell County, Virginia
  • Gray's New map of Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia
  • Gray's New map of Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia
  • [Map of] University of Virginia
  • Professional directory of patrons. Virginia
Notes
Irregular pagination.
Contains a geological map of the United States, by Charles H. Hitchcock, [p. 182-183] a climatological map of the United States, by Lorin Blodget, p. 186-187] a map of the United States showing the principal botanical divisions, by Thomas C. Porter, p. 190, one showing the pricipal zoological divisions by Edward D. Cope, p. 195; and historical and numerous other maps by Frank A. Gray; with some maps by Jacob Chace, Topographical Engineer.
Maps are copyrighted by O.W. Gray & Son, J.H. Colton & Co.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 1: Imperfect: Map of Charlottesville lacking (probably one of the two detached copies shelved as Copy 4 in Map Cabinet). Gift of Jed Hotchkiss.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 2: Gift of A.G. Robertson.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 3: Gift of W.H. Echols.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 4: Detached copies of some of the Virginia maps as listed in contents. Does not include the "New topographical map ... " or the "Professional directory ... " These maps are from various sources; there are 2 copies of the Charlottesville map, one of which may belong to Copy 1 of the Atlas. One map has "Hutter 2604-r" pencilled on verso. A photographic negative of the Charlottesville map is available, "Neg 1106-35 RBR."
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