Catalog Archive
Auction 125, Lot 703

"The North-Western Line C. & N.W.R.Y. Official Map of China … Including Latest Indexed Maps of the World, Asia, N.E. China, and Other Information of National Interest", Rand McNally & Co.

Subject: Asia, Railroads

Period: 1900 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

25 x 20 inches
63.5 x 50.8 cm

This large pocket map of Asia is surrounded by railroad advertising. The verso has a world map and map of northeastern China and Korea, with extensive text on China and more advertising in the margins. Folds into brown paper covers with map of the North-Western Line between Chicago and the west coast on the back. A most uncommon railroad map.


Condition: B+

Front cover cleanly separated. Map with several fold intersection splits. Good color, bright impression and full margins.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/24/2008