Auction 117, Lot 897

"Travelers' Official Guide of the Railway and Steam Navigation Lines in the United States and Canada", Railroad Companies, (Various)

Subject: Miscellaneous Books

Period: 1874 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

7 x 10.3 inches
17.8 x 26.2 cm

A hard to find edition published by the General Ticket Agents' Association. It contains numerous black & white, single-page maps, and two foldout maps. One folding map is titled Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway, and Principal Connection, Rand McNally & Co., (11.5" x 10"). A foldout section in the front features many interesting advertisements on one side, and a large foldout map Railway Map of the United States and Canada on the other (23"x35"). 8vo. Original hardbound paper covers with cloth spine. Apparently complete. Ex-libris with bookplate of the Altoona Mechanics Library dated 11/20/1900.


Condition: C

Text and small maps generally good to very good. Covers show some rubbing and shelf wear. Spine separated from text body. Larger foldout map in front section has some toning and several intersection fold separations.

Estimate: $80 - $140

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/6/2006