Auction 123, Lot 303

"Rand-McNally New Standard Map of Jersey City, Hoboken and Bayonne", Rand McNally & Co.

Subject: New Jersey

Period: 1904 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
25 x 27 inches
63.5 x 68.6 cm

A fine and brightly colored pocket map drawn on a scale of 3 inches to the mile. The map is filled with street and other information and shows all numbered wards with red overprinting. It also covers part of Manhattan, Governor's Island, etc. A large tract that extends into the water is "being filled in" for the new Pennsylvania Railroad yard. Folds into paper covers (3.8" x 8") with same title. An uncommon issue.

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Condition: A

Near fine example with bright color, crisp impression and clean paper. One fold intersection split. Covers are fine.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/20/2008

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