Folio (17 4/8 x 14 4/8 inches). Lithographed title-page. Double-page lithographed maps of the United States and of Pennsylvania with stencilled colour in full and original hand-colour in outline, 4 double-page lithographed maps and 49 full-page all with stencilled hand colour in full or part, and with original hand-colour in outline, 3 double-page lithographed views, and 43 full-page. Original publisher's maroon cloth, gilt (front cover detached, edges repaired with cloth tape).
A fascinating and detailed record of Lancaster County in Pennsylvania, illustrated with superb views of all major buildings, businesses and private properties, and with detailed maps of each Township showing who lives where. Preceded by a history of Lancaster County and all the individual townships and followed by a Business Directory. The second complete atlas of Lancaster County, the first being published in 1864. Lancaster County was established in 1729, formed from Chester County's backwoods, one of the three original counties. Catalogued by Kate Hunter