Auction 112, Lot 128

"[Lot of 21 Pocket Maps]", Rand McNally & Co.

Subject: United States and Canada

Period: 1882-1921 (published)

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Color: Printed Color

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Nice collection of Rand McNally pocket maps of U.S. states and two from Canada. Most of the titles continue "...showing railroads, cities, towns, villages, post offices, lakes, rivers, etc." Each map in original paper wrappers with associated text, if so published. The lot includes these titles:

1) The Rand-McNally Indexed County and Township Pocket Map and Shippers' Guide of Alabama (19.8 x 26") 1914. Fine. 2) The Rand-McNally Indexed County and Township Pocket Map and Shippers' Guide of Arizona (19 x 27") 1911. Fine. 3) The Rand-McNally Indexed County and Township Pocket Map and Shippers' Guide of Arkansas (25.5 x 19") 1914. Very good. 4) The Rand-McNally Vest Pocket Map of California, 1912. Very large map, not opened. Several fold splits evident, else good condition. 5) Hawaii Rand-McNally Pocket Map (20 x 12.4"). Map is fine with two small spots at left in index. Front cover with small stains. 6) The Rand-McNally Indexed County and Township Pocket Map and Shippers' Guide of Idaho (19 x 26") 1912. Very good. 7) Rand-McNally Indexed Pocket Map and Shippers' Guide of Iowa (25.7 x 18.7") 1917. Iowa Automobile Road Map on verso. Fine. 8) The Rand-McNally Indexed County and Township Pocket Map and Shippers' Guide of Kansas (25.8 x 19") 1913. Map is fine, cover with sticky label remnants with slight loss. 9) Rand, McNally & Co.'s Kentucky (26 x 18.8") 1902. Map is very good, but missing front cover and text. Back cover is rough. 10) Rand, McNally & Co.'s Indexed County and Township Pocket Map and Shippers' Guide of Michigan (18.8 x 26") 1899. Upper Michigan on verso. Map is good to very good. Cover with a small chip at bottom edge. 11) Rand-McNally Indexed Pocket Map and Shippers' Guide of Nebraska with Automobile Roads (26 x 19") 1916. Nebraska Automobile Road Map on verso. Map is very good, detached from cover. Cover with creasing and a little soiling. 12) Nevada Rand McNally Indexed Pocket Map Tourists' and Shippers' Guide (19 x 26"), 1921. Nevada Automobile Road Map on verso. Map is fine, covers are split on spine. Front cover with chips and rear with edges missing top and bottom. 13) Rand, McNally & Co.'s Indexed County and Township Pocket Map and Shippers' Guide of New Mexico (12.5 x 19") 1902. Map with a little toning along folds, good. Covers split and a little rough at front covers. 14) Rand, McNally & Co.'s Indexed County and Township Pocket Map and Shippers' Guide of North Carolina (25.8 x 19") 1902. Map is very good, covers are split. Rear cover chipped at edges. 15) The Rand-McNally Indexed County and Township Pocket Map and Shippers' Guide of Oklahoma (26 x 19") 1914. Map is fine, cover with some areas of sticky glue and paper transfer. 16) The Rand-McNally Vest Pocket Map of Texas (36.5 x 26") circa 1905. Map is good with several fold intersection splits. 17) Rand, McNally & Co.'s Indexed County and Railroad Pocket Map and Shippers' Guide of Texas (37 x 26") 1906. Map is good with some fold intersection splits. Cover worn with long splits at spine. 18) Rand-McNally Indexed Pocket Map and Auto Road Guide Virginia (25.5 x 19") 1918. Virginia Automobile Road map on verso. Map is fine, but detached from covers. Small stain on front cover. 19) Rand-McNally Indexed Pocket Map and Auto Road Guide Wisconsin (19 x 26") 1919. Very good, loose from cover. 20) Rand, McNally & Co.'s Indexed District Map and Shippers' Guide of Quebec, 1896. Map is very good. Covers with a little rubbing and soiling. 21) Rand-McNally Pocket Map of the Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland (26 x 19") 1909. Map is very good, but detached. Covers a little rough and split.

Plus the following pocket map covers and text with map missing: The Rand-McNally Indexed County and Township Pocket Map and Shippers' Guide of California, 1915; Rand-McNally Indexed County and Township Pocket Map and Shippers' Guide of Minnesota, 1888; Rand McNally & Co.'s Indexed County Map of Tennessee, 1882.

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Condition: B

Maps vary good to fine. Occasional fold intersections splits on some of the maps. Additional condition details given with map.

Estimate: $600 - $800

Sold for: $1,600

Closed on 9/28/2005

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