Philippine Islands Asia Manila city plan 1904 huge detailed Rand McNally mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Southeast Asia / Manila / Mindanao Island / Luzon Island).
Issued 1904, Chicago by Rand McNally for their monumental Business Atlas. Excellent over-sized early 20th century color printed map, sheet is over 2 feet tall.
Not to be confused with their much more common small quarto size maps of this era.
Excellent level of detail not possible on smaller maps. Inset maps include: Manila to Dagupan, Manila, Philippine Islands and the China Sea, Batanes (Bashee) and Babuyanes Island, and Continuation of Sulu Archipelago.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 27 3/4"H x 20 1/2"W.
Printed area measures c. 26"H x 19"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4.
Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers, pp. 467-79.
Woodward, the All-American Map- Wax Engraving in Cartography, pp. 28, 30, et.al.