Boston city plan 1913 huge detailed Rand McNally mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
The Rand-McNally New Commercial Atlas Map of Boston.
Issued 1913, Chicago by Rand McNally for their monumental Atlas.
Excellent oversized early 20th century color printed map. 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. Includes inset maps of the Environs of Boston and the Business Portion of Boston.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 28 1/8"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.