Davenport, Iowa: 1872. Folio, bound in modern black cloth, with gilt-lettered spine title. , [1 blank], -169 pp. Andreas excluded many blank pages from the count, and we have excluded them here. Detailed and attractive color maps, collated as issued. History, population data, many attractive engravings; list of subscribers, which is a virtual business directory; biographies of the "Old Settlers of Adams County"; "Histories of Farms and Residences"; business notices; color maps of each township. One index leaf has been trimmed too closely at the fore-edge, with a slight effect upon text. A Very Good copy of a well-accomplished Atlas.
Adams County is the westernmost county in Illinois. Its County Seat is Quincy, bordering the Mississippi River. "During the 19th century, Quincy was a thriving transportation center as riverboats and rail service linked the city to many destinations west and along the river. It was Illinois' second-largest city, surpassing Peoria in 1870" [Wikipedia].
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