Auction 110, Lot 129

"Railroad Map of Northern New England and the Maritime Provinces", Foster, George

Subject: United States - New England

Period: 1882 (published)


Color: Black & White

25 x 15.7 inches
63.5 x 39.9 cm

Pocket railroad map that details the various routes throughout the region. Extends south to Boston, west to Montreal and north to include New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. All railways are named and hundreds of stops and stations are shown along the routes. Folds into gilt-stamped brown cloth covers. This is a very uncommon map by an obscure mapmaker and publisher. Printed in New York City by American Photo-Litho Company using Osborne's Process and published by Loring, Short & Harmon.


Condition: B

Very nice impression on banknote paper with large watermark. Covers a little worn with a few spots. Map with a few small fold intersection splits and two dark spots.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $60

Closed on 3/2/2005