Auction 151, Lot 770

"[Lot of 2] Railroad Maps of North America The First Hundred Years [and] Railroad Maps of the United States A Selective Annotated Bibliography of Original 19th-Century Maps in the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress", Modelski, Andrew M.

Subject: References

Period: 1975-84 (published)

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A. Railroad Maps of North America The First Hundred Years, published 1984, printed color (14.4 x 11.4"). 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. 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: Fine. (A+)

B. Railroad Maps of the United States A Selective Annotated Bibliography of Original 19th-Century Maps in the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress, published 1975, black & white (7.7 x 10.3"). This volume, also by Modelski, provides a useful bibliography of railroad maps in the United States, describing 620 maps in total. The content is divided into railroad maps covering the whole nation, various regions, individual states, and individual railroad lines. Illustrated with plates in black and white, 112 pp., with a soft cover. Condition: Contents fine with some minor wear to spine and notations in pencil on the cover. (A)

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Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 11/19/2014

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