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Auction 176, Lot 105

"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

42.3 x 30.5 inches
107.4 x 77.5 cm
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This 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. At bottom is an inset of Alaska showing no railroad development. Advertisements for C.H. Gentry, Chicago ticket broker, and the Sioux Reservation Land Company are shown within the map image, with numerous additional advertisements on verso. The map appears to have been issued with paper covers but none are present.


Condition: B+

On a bright sheet with numerous small splits at the fold junctions and a few minor edge tears. Narrow margins as issued.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/12/2020