Western Canada Provinces BC AB SK MB 1907 huge detailed Rand McNally mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Western Canada Showing Provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.
(British Columbia / Alberta / Saskatchewan / Manitoba/ Vancouver island).
Issued 1907, Chicago by Rand McNally for their monumental Business Atlas. Excellent over-sized early 20th century color printed map, sheet is over 2 feet wide.
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.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 20 1/2"H x 27 3/4"W.
Printed area measures c. 19"H x 26"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.