Auction 125, Lot 293

"[Lot of 2 City Plans - New York and Brooklyn]", Rand McNally & Co.

Subject: New York City

Period: 1898-1909 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

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These pocket maps fold into original tri-fold paper covers (3 x 6") with the title "Rand McNally & Co.'s New Handy Map of…"... Lot includes:

1) Greater New York with Large Scale Map of the Borough of Manhattan. Printed on both sides with maps, both approximately 24" x 26". One side is "Map of New York City Showing Portions of Brooklyn, Jersey City and Westchester Co." It has a large inset of lower Manhattan and an extensive listing at the side of depots, ferries, hotels, etc. The map on the opposite side is "Road Map of the New York and New Jersey Suburbs…," which locates, via color, Good Roads, Ordinary Country Roads, Railroads, Elevated Railroads, and more. Dated 1894. Map is fine, front cover a little soiled. (A)

2) Brooklyn and Vicinity. (26.5" x 30") is an extremely detailed map with all streets shown and named. Legend locates Elevated, Rapid Transit, and Street Cars, as well as all parks and parkways. Blank verso. Dated 1909. A few fold intersection splits and two folds with a little toning. Covers very good. (B+)



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Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $230

Closed on 9/24/2008