1908 map of the population density of the United States


“Map of the United States showing, in Eight Degrees, the Density of Population, 1900.”  From Rand, McNally & Co.’s Indexed Atlas of the World.  Chicago: Rand, McNally & Co., 1908.  12 1/4 x 19 1/2.  Cerograph with printed color.  Very good condition.

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An original 1908 map of the United States.  By the early 20th century, the Rand, McNally & Co. firm from Chicago had established itself as one of the world’s premier cartographic publishers.  Their maps were known for their copious yet clear detail and this map is no exception.  This map shows the different population densities of different regions in the country in 1900.