Auction 133, Lot 735

"Railroad Maps of North America - The First Hundred Years", Modelski, Andrew M.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1987 (published)

Publication: Bonanza Books

Color: Black & White

14.3 x 11.3 inches
36.3 x 28.7 cm

The ninety-two maps reproduced are a representative sample from the collection in the Library of Congress. They illustrate the development of cartographic style and technique and record the achievements of the early railroad companies. The introductory essay by Sandra J. Still Ph.D. traces the history of this continent's first hundred years of railroad mapping. Illustrated in color and black and white, 186 pp. Oblong 4to, hardcover with dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. Modelski was in the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress.


Condition: A+

New condition with protective sleeve over dust jacket.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/1/2010