Auction 137, Lot 171

"New Official Railroad Map of the United States and Canada", Rand McNally & Co.

Subject: United States

Period: 1885 (dated)

Publication: 48th Congress, 2nd Session. Senate. Report No. 1571

Color: Printed Color

Size:
6 x 9 inches
15.2 x 22.9 cm

Very large, colorful map with terrific railroad detail along with wagon roads, watershed, cities and towns. Insets include "Map of Atlantic Coast States Engraved on a Large Scale," plus individual city plans of Boston, Cincinnati, New York, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Chicago, Buffalo & Niagara Falls and Washington. The map is bound to a 43 pp. Senate report on transportation routes to the seaboard.

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Condition: A

Excellent condition with a tiny fold separation that just passes the neat line. Report is disbound.

Estimate: $160 - $220

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/14/2011

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