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    Francis A. Walker and Julius Bien, lithographer. Statistical Atlas of the United States. Based on the results of the Ninth Census 1870. [No location but likely New York]: compiled under the authority of Congress, 1874. First edition thus. Folio. 1-4, 1-14, 1-13, 1-8, 1-3, 1-4 pp. Illustrated with fifty-four full-page plates bound at rear. Publisher's half light-brown morocco over hunter green cloth, lettered in gilt. Corners just bumped, minor edgewear, boards rubbed. Marbled endpapers, bookplate of The Mechanic Institute of Montreal Library to front pastedown, minor damage to edges of bookplate. Internally generally clean; minor intermittent soiling, some dampstaining along top of text block in gutters, moderate edgewear, a few amateur repairs and reinforcements to edges, text block toned in margins, edges darkened. Very good. Julius Bien, lithographer for this volume, was a known pioneer in the field of chromolithography and considered one of the most prolific and innovative cartographers of his time.

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