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Illustrated Historical Atlas Of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Commemorative Edition Fox Chapel Publishing

  • $ 177.77

Description: Here is a large format cloth bound Illustrated Historical Atlas of Lancaster Count Pennsylvania. The atlas, which is based on an 1899 atlas of the county originally published by Graves & Steinbarger, was published in 2006 by Fox Chapel Publishing of East Petersburg, PA. It is the commemorative edition put out by the Lancaster County Historical Society. It has 275 page of historical colored maps and photos both in color and black and white grouped by township within the county. It is known to have been published in a limited edition of 8000 and is currently out of print. This copy is a Historical Society Commemorative Edition of which only 1000 were printed. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: 2006.

Origin: Purchased at an estate auction in Lancaster County, PA.

Size: The atlas measures ~17 1/4" by ~12 1/4" and is ~1" thick. It has 275 pages of glossy paper. It weighs about seven pounds.

Maker: Fox Chapel Publishing.

Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: A very nice high quality atlas with extensive historical information about Lancaster County Pennsylvania. A great piece to add to your collection or to enhance your study of the History of the county.

Condition: This is a copy of the Lancaster County Historical Society Commemorative Edition of which only 1000 were printed. This atlas is in very good condition. We believe the atlas was lightly used if ever and all of its pages are clean free of tears, dog ears, writing, foxing or stains. The back of the first page has hand written dedication to the original owner suggesting it was a gift. Other than that the atlas is in great shape. Please see photos for additional condition information.