New York City city plan 1908 huge detailed Rand McNally urban mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
New York City.
Issued 1908, 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.
Key locates then existing steam and elevated railroads as well as underground subway lines.
Excellent level of detail not possible on smaller maps.
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. 25 1/2"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.