"Railroad Maps of North America", Modelski, Andrew M.
Period: 1987 (published)
Publication: Bonanza Books
14.3 x 11.3 inches
36.3 x 28.7 cm
The ninety-two maps reproduced are a representative sample from the collection in the Library of Congress. They illustrate the development of cartographic style and technique and record the achievements of the early railroad companies. The introductory essay traces the history of this continent's first hundred years of railroad mapping. Illustrated in color and black and white, 186 pp. Oblong 4to, hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar sleeve.
Very good with minor tear in dustcover.