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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Rand McNally and Company
Date:
1879
Short Title:
Minnesota.
Publisher:
Rand McNally
Chicago
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
33
Obj Width cm:
25
Scale 1:
2,100,000
Note:
Map in outline color by county. Inset map of the northeast corner of the state. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Reference:
Phillips, 1402.
State/Province:
Minnesota
Full Title:
Rand, McNally & Co.'s Minnesota.
List No:
4520.020
Page No:
90
Series No:
23
Publication Author:
Rand McNally and Company
Pub Date:
1879
Pub Title:
Rand, McNally & Co.'s Business Atlas Containing Large Scale Maps of Each State and Territory of the United States, The Provinces Of Canada, West India Islands, Etc., Etc. Together with a Complete Reference Map of the World ... Accompanied by a New and Original Compilation and Ready Reference Index, Showing in Detail the Entire Railroad System of North America ... Chicago: Rand, McNally & Co., Printers, Engravers And Publishers. 1878-9. (on verso) Entered ... 1878, by Rand, McNally & Co. ... Washington, D.C.
Pub Reference:
Phillips, 1402.
Pub Note:
The fourth edition of Rand McNally's first atlas, dated 1878-9 on the title page. The first edition was issued in 1876-77, and only included the Pacific slope states. Phillips shows editions of 1876-77, 1877, 1878, 1878-79, and 1880. Maps with printed full and outline color. Atlas is bound in brown cloth covers with "Rand, McNally & Co's Business Atlas" and a train illustration stamped in gilt. The spine bears the same title plus the year "1879" in gilt.
Pub List No:
4520.000
Pub Type:
National Atlas
Pub Maps:
50
Pub Height cm:
37
Pub Width cm:
29
Image No:
4520020
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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Rand, McNally & Co.'s Minnesota.