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Auction 195, Lot 855


"Railroad Maps of North America - The First Hundred Years", Modelski, Andrew M.

Subject: References, Railroads

Period: 1984 (published)


Color: Printed Color

14.4 x 11.4 inches
36.6 x 29 cm
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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. The introductory essay traces the history of this continent's first hundred years of railroad mapping. Illustrated in color and black and white, 186 pages. Oblong 4to, hardcover with an illustrated dust jacket. Modelski was in the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress.


Condition: A

Contents are clean, bright and fine. Illustrated dust jacket has minimal shelf wear.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $46

Closed on 11/15/2023