Auction 125, Lot 154

"Map of the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway. Big Four Route and Connections", Poole Bros.

Subject: United States

Period: 1890 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
30.5 x 16 inches
77.5 x 40.6 cm

Folding map with timetables and bird's eye view of Cincinnati and another of the magnificent Central Union Station in Cincinnati on verso. Self folds into very decorative Victorian-style covers. The map actually shows the entire United States with the railroad's lines in the Midwest shown in bolder fashion. This nice example is dated October, 1890.

References:

Condition: A

Folding, as issued. This example is mint save for a 1/4" ink spot in central Wyoming and owner's sign on back cover.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/24/2008

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