Boston city plan Massachusetts c.1901 huge Rand McNally folio mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
(United States / Massachusetts/ urban plans).
Issued c.1901, Chicago by Rand McNally for their monumental Business 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 insets the Environs of Boston and 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. 27 3/4"H x 21"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.