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Auction 156, Lot 254

"Rand, McNally & Co.'s Colorado", Rand McNally & Co.

Subject: Colorado

Period: 1889 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

19.4 x 13.1 inches
49.3 x 33.3 cm
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This detailed pocket map is individually colored by county and locates railroads, roads, cities, towns and rivers. Topography is depicted via hachure. County configuration is up to date as of the publication of this map with the addition of Baca and Kit Carson counties in the east. Includes a 30-page index. Folds into original brown paper covers with a fabulous advertisement on the back cover for the Phoenix Hotel at Las Vegas Hot Springs on the Santa Fe Route, touting it as "The Karlsbad of America" with "Mineral Waters adapted to the cure of all Chronic Infirmities."


Condition: A

An attractive example with pleasant even-age toning. Covers show minor wear.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $110

Closed on 2/17/2016