Iowa County Map Des Moines Ames Cedar Falls Mason City Debuque 1873 Mitchell mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(North America, United States, Midwest, Iowa, Des Moines, Ames, Cedar Falls).
Issued c. 1873, Philadelphia by S.A. Mitchell.
Fine 19th century engraved (lithographed) map, with original hand color. Mitchell maps of this mid-century era were issued with a range of variant decorative borders.
Attractive example, pleasing age patina, small, overall clean, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 15 1/4" x 12 1/2".
Engraved Area Measures c. 13 3/4" x 11 1/4".
Reps, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 313.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, pp. 260.