COUNTY ATLAS OF CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA: Showing All County Seats, Towns, Postoffices, Railroads, County Roads, Stage Lines Carrying Passengers, Mail and Express and Distances Between Ports. Drawn Expressely for the Fireman's Fund Insurance Company. Corrected to 1909.
Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher: Fireman's Fund Insurance Co.
Date Published: (1909)
Condition: Covers lightly soiled, ink stamp of insurance broker to inside of front wrapper, else very good
Book Id: 21748
Buff printed wrappers, staplebound, 5 x 7 inches, (64) pp., including 30 pages of color county maps printed on page rectos, first 4 facing pages with halftone reproductions of Fireman's Fund Building at the corner of California and Sansome streets before, during, the day after and a few months after the 1906 earthquake, the remaining facing pages with Fireman's Fund advertisements and slogans.
This atlas was printed a couple of times previously beginning in the 1890s, though this edition is distinguished by the photographs of the 3-story Fireman's Fund Building, which, if we believe the photo captions, was entirely rebuilt by July 18, 1906 from a single standing wall!