South American 1892 folding pocket map cloth gilt case scarce Rand McNallyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Rand, McNally & Co.'s South America.
(19th century folding pocket maps).
Issued 1892, Chicago.
Fine and uncommon late 19th century large folding antique color cerographic pocket map. Cloth boards outline ruled in blind, title gilt stamped to front cover.
Printed on thin lightly coated bond paper.
Light uniform paper age toning, original fold lines, paper splits at fold line intersections and ends sometimes neatly backed with archival tape, overall remaining clean - a well preserved and pleasing visual example.
Sheet measures: c. 27 3/4" x 20 5/8".
Printed area measures: c. 26 7/8" x 18 5/8".
Folded booklet measures: c. 6" x 3 5/8".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 4.