New Orleans Louisiana city plan 1898 huge detailed Rand McNally mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(United States / Louisiana).
Issued 1898, Chicago by Rand McNally for their monumental Business Atlas. Excellent over-sized early 20th century color printed city plan, 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. Includes inset map of city area.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Sheet measures c. 20 1/2"H x 14 1/4"W.
Printed area measures c. 19"H x 12 1/4"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.