Auction 140, Lot 121

"[Lot of 7] St. Louis [and] Montreal [and] Toledo [and] Milwaukee [and] Cincinnati [and] Louisville [and] Colton's City of Baltimore",

Subject: United States and Canadian Cities

Period: 1855-98 (dated)

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A. St. Louis by Rand McNally, dated 1898, printed color (19 x 26"). The map shows St. Louis and East St. Louis divided by the Missouri River. Names streets, parks and rail lines. (A)

B. Montreal by Rand McNally, dated 1898, printed color (26 x 19"). Map shows Montreal along the St. Lawrence River. Streets and major buildings are identified and Lachine Canal with several basins and a dry dock. (A)

C. Toledo by Rand McNally, dated 1898, printed color (19 x 12"). This is a small-scale map showing Toledo bisected by the Maumee River. Streets, rail lines and major buildings are identified. Condition - upper blank margin has a slight tear but outside of neatline. (B+)

D. Milwaukee by Rand McNally, dated 1898, printed color (12 x 19"). Small-scale map shows Milwaukee adjacent to Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee River and Kinnickinnic River. Streets and major buildings are identified. (A)

E. Cincinnati by Rand McNally, dated 1898, printed color (19 x 26"). Map shows Cincinnati bisected by the Ohio River. Streets and major buildings are identified along with several rail lines. (A)

F. Louisville by Rand McNally, dated 1898, printed color (19 x 12"). The map locates Louisville adjacent to the Ohio River with streets, rail lines and major buildings identified. Condition - the lower blank margin has some loss and there is one tiny tear that extends a half-inch beyond the neatline. (B)

G. Colton's City of Baltimore by J.H. Colton, dated 1855, hand color (14 x 11"). Map shows Baltimore divided into 20 wards and Fort McHenry on the Patapsco River. Condition - there is a tear entering the image near the Baltimore Cemetery and a few smaller edge tears that have been repaired on verso with archival tape. (B)

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Estimate: $250 - $325

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Closed on 5/23/2012

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