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[RAND, MCNALLY & COMPANY]
TEXAS. RAND, MCNALLY & CO.'S INDEXED COUNTY AND RAILROAD POCKET MAP AND SHIPPER'S GUIDE OF TEXAS ACCOMPANIED BY A NEW AND ORIGINAL COMPILATION AND READY REFERENCE INDEX, SHOWING IN DETAIL THE ENTIRE RAILROAD SYSTEM, THE EXPRESS COMPANY DOING BUSINESS OVER EACH ROAD, AND ACCURATELY LOCATING ALL CITIES, TOWNS, POST OFFICES, RAILROAD STATIONS, VILLAGES, COUNTIES, ISLANDS, LAKES, RIVERS, ETC. THE SPECIAL FEATURES OF THIS POCKET MAP ARE: LOCATING THE BRANCH OR PARTICULAR DIVISION OF RAILROAD UPON WHICH EACH STATION IS SITUATED; THE NEAREST MAILING POINT OF ALL LOCAL PLACES; DESIGNATING MONEY ORDER POST OFFICES; TELEGRAPH STATIONS; AND NAMING THE EXPRESS COMPANY DOING BUSINESS AT THE POINTS WHERE THE SEVERAL COMPANIES HAVE OFFICES. POPULATION IS GIVEN ACCORDING TO THE LATEST OFFICIAL CENSUS
Chicago and New York: RAND, MCNALLY & CO., MAP PUBLISHERS AND ENGRAVERS, 1892., 1892. First edition. 6 9/16" X 4 1/8" in tan printed wrappers. [3]4-81[11]. 81 pages of detailed map information followed by 11 pages of various advertisements, specifically for Rand, McNally & Co.'s publications. 21" x 27" map entitled, "Rand, McNally & Co.'s New Business Map of Texas." Counties are outlined in red ink. Listing of 42 Texas Railroads along left side of map and printed in red ink. Inset is a 4" x 5" map showing the southern portion of Texas from Laredo to Brownsville and with counties outlined in red ink. Map with 1/2" split at one fold and with small splits at 3 additional folds. Very good. Toning to pages and with light wear to edges. Wrappers with light soiling, light crease to top corner, light wear to the extremities, as well as wear to spine. Text is separating from binding but still sewn in.
Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS [United States]
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