1908 Rand McNally New York City


“Map of the Business District of New York, Brooklyn, and Jersey City.”  From Rand, McNally & Co.’s Indexed Atlas of the World.  Chicago: Rand, McNally & Co., 1908.  26 x 19.  Cerograph with printed color.  Very good condition.

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An original 1908 map of New York City, with part of Jersey City.  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.  As time went on, the firm issued more clear and interesting city maps, such as this one.