Texas state by itself 1908 huge detailed Rand McNally 2-sheet wall size mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Southern United States).
Issued 1908, Chicago by Rand McNally for their monumental Business Atlas. Excellent over-sized early 20th century color printed maps, sheets are each over 2 feet tall.
Not to be confused with their much more common small quarto size maps of this era. A near wall map size when assembled.
Excellent level of detail not possible on smaller maps. Overprinted in red to show the numerous railroad lines then active across the state.
Papers and images remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheets measure c. 27 3/4"H x 20 1/2"W.
Printed areas measure c. 26"H x 18 3/4"W.
When assembled map is c.41" wide.
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.