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Auction 146, Lot 144

"The Rand-McNally Railway Guide Map of the United States with Portions of the Dominion of Canada, the Republic of Mexico, and the West Indies", Rand McNally & Co.

Subject: United States, Railroads

Period: 1893 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

42.5 x 30.5 inches
108 x 77.5 cm
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This very large and detailed map of the United States features terrific railroad detail along with towns, cities, rivers and topography. It extends to include most of Mexico and southern Canada. Advertisements surround the map including one for the Everett Land Co., which is the terminus of the Great Northern Railroad. At bottom is an inset of Alaska showing no railroad development. The verso contains numerous advertisements. The map appears to have been issued with paper covers but none are present.


Condition: B+

The map is mostly clean and bright with light toning along a couple of folds, very faint offsetting in a few spots, and short splits at fold intersections closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $160 - $200


Closed on 9/4/2013