Lot 587: Railroad map of Ohio 1901

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PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:48

Lot 587: Author: Kaylor, R.S.; Title: Railroad map of Ohio, Published by the State. Prepared under the direction of R.S. Kayler commissioner of railroads and telegraphs; Place Published: Columbus, OH; Publisher: Columbus Lithograph Co.; Date Published: 1901; Description: Color lithographed map. 82x72.3 cm (32 ¼x28½"), backed with linen, folding into original cloth covers lettered in gilt.Shows the numerous railroad lines and electric railways operating in the state, also the hospitals for the insane, the universities, industrial schools, etc. No copies of this 1901 edition are listed in OCLC/WorldCat, though there is a edition with copyright date of 1900 "below neat line at center"; the present example is trimmed close to the lower neat line so such date would not be evident - the 1901 date is boldly printed on the map. Only one copy of that 1900 issue is recorded, at the University of Michigan. Condition: Some wear and neat repairs to map; folder rebacked; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $250-350
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