(CARTOGRAPHY) (PRE-FIRE CHICAGO) Map of Cook County, Illinois. Chicago: S.H. Burhans & J. Van Vechten, 1862.
Compiled and drawn from record and actual surveys by W. L. Flower. Engraved hand-colored wall map (179 x 135 cm.) of Chicago and Cook County as it was before the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Chipping and small losses have been repaired at top and bottom edge; discolored tape repairs at top edge; varnished overall; backed with modern linen; on contemporary rollers.
Includes business directories, list of County Post Offices, views of residential, public, and business. Decorative border contains nine advertising vignettes at both right and left sides. Inserted illustrations depicting Rosehill cemetery, Thomas Cook's farm house, and scenes of Randolph Street.