1881 Bradley Map of Minnesota and Iowa
Description: This is an attractive county map of Minnesota and Iowa, showing counties in light pastels, roads, rivers, and relief shown by fine hachures. By William M. Bradley, from his Bradley's Alas of the World for Commercial and Library Reference, 1881.
Date: 1881 (dated)
Source: Bradley, W., Bradley's Alas of the World for Commercial and Library Reference, 1881.
Cartographer: Bradley, Garretson & Co. (fl. c. 1880 - 1900) were prominent cartographic publishers active in the later part of the 19th century. Bradley acquired Samuel Augustus Mitchell Junior's atlas plates in the late 1880s which he used to publish his own version of Mitchell's atlas. The firm had offices both in Philadelphia, at 66 North Fourth Street, and in Brantford, Ontario. Click here for a list of rare maps from Bradley, Garretson & Co.
Size: Printed area measures 12 in height x 9 inches in width (30.48 x 22.86 centimeters)
Condition: Very good, light foxing and overall toning. Original centerfold, as issued.
Code: MinnesotaIowa-bradley-1881 (to order by phone call: 646-320-8650)
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