Auction 111, Lot 761

"New Atlas of the State of Minnesota", Rand McNally & Co.

Subject: Atlases - Minnesota

Period: 1909 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

11 x 14 inches
27.9 x 35.6 cm

Complete atlas including maps of the world (2), North America, United States, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota, Hawaii, British North America, Manitoba, British Columbia, North Polar Regions, Cuba, Mexico, West Indies, Central America, the Isthmus of Panama, South America, and numerous maps of Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia, plus numerous thematic charts and maps. The section on Minnesota includes a large (19" x 25") folding map on tissue with three panels: "St. Paul, Minneapolis and Environs;" "Business Portion of Minneapolis;" and "Business Portion of St. Paul." And folded into the back cover is a huge, colorful map titled "The Rand McNally New Commercial and Statistical Map of Minnesota," which measures 39" x 56". This map is absolutely filled with information including townships, towns and villages, rivers and topography. Tables at the sides give much more information. A remarkable map in very good condition with a couple fold intersection splits, else fine. Contents: Title Page, Table of Contents, maps, 14-page description on Minnesota including place name index, and a separate 20-page Population of the United States, from Latest Returns. A very nice and complete atlas hardbound in green cloth with gilt pictorial cover.


Condition: A

Covers with a little rubbing at edges. Contents near fine.

Estimate: $150 - $250


Closed on 6/8/2005