Lot 206: Pocket map of New Mexico 1881

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Lot 206: Author: Rand, McNally & Co. Title: Rand, McNally & Co.'s New Mexico Place Published: Chicago Publisher: Rand, McNally & Co. Engr's Date Published: 1881 Description: Wax engraved map, printed in color, coded for land grants and reservations. 48.5x33.8 cm (19 ?x13 ?"), folding into gilt-lettered cloth covers 17.7x10.7 cm (7x4 ?"); with 18-pp text, "Rand, McNally & Co.'s Indexed County and Township Map of New Mexico..." Good detail with notable inclusion of the land grants and Indian reservations. The map later appeared in Rand McNally's Indexed Atlas of the World; there is also a larger scale version of this map. Map very faintly toned, a few slight splits at intersections of folds; very good. Provenance: Russ Todd, 1/91. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $500-800
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