1890 Pocket Map and Shippers' Guide for Georgia Entire Railroad System, Published by Rand, McNally & Co. 1890
Description: Here is a booklet with a fold out map of the state of Georgia. The map and booklet which was published by Rand McNally & Co. of Chicago and New York is titled "Pocket map and Shippers' Guide of Georgia" with the subtitle Entire Railroad System, Cities, Towns, Post Offices, Railroad Stations, Villages, Counties, Islands, Lakes, Rivers, Etc. The booklet has a 50 page index followed by several pages of advertisements of Rand McNally publications. The end of the booklet has a fold out map printed on paper with a cloth backing. A great historical map worthy of a spot in any antique map collection. Please carefully review photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Origin: Printed in the United States.
Size: The booklet measures ~6 5/8" x ~4 1/8" while the fold out map measures ~20 1/4" by ~13 3/4" when unfolded.
Maker: Rand, McNally. & Co.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: A very nice high quality antique map. Please see photos to appreciate the beauty and condition of this piece. This is truly a nice historical piece worthy of a spot in your collection.
Condition: The booklet and map are in very good condition with general yellowing to the pages of the booklet and minor losses to some of the page corners. The map itself is in excellent condition with no tears or repairs. The entire piece is free of markings and appears to never have been truly used but rather stored for the past 127 years. The cover of the booklet is also in very good condition with minor bends to the corners but no losses, tears, or appreciable soiling or staining. Please view photos for additional condition information and to appreciate its quality and beauty.