Detail View: David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: The American Republic and rail-road map of the United States, British Provinces, West-Indies, Mexico and Central America. Compiled from the latest official sources. Published by Gaylord Watson, 16 Beekman Street, New York. 1867. Entered ... 1866, by Gaylord Watson ... New York. Engraved by Fisk & Russell, N. York.

Collection: 
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author: 
Watson, Gaylord
Date: 
1867
Short Title: 
The American Republic and rail-road map of the United States.
Publisher: 
Gaylord Watson New York
Type: 
Pocket Map
Obj Height cm: 
92
Obj Width cm: 
126
Scale 1: 
4,435,200
Note: 
First edition, not listed in Karrow or Modelski. Karrow shows editions of 1869 and 1870. Full color, with vignette title showing a large steam engine and, at the top, "Panoramic View of the Country between San Francisco and St. Louis." Population tables and tables of distances, listings of railroads. There is an inset map of Central America. This is one of the best pocket railroad maps of the period and one of the most decorative. Folded into stamped cloth covers 18x12 with "Watson's Rail-Road Map of the United States Mexico Etc." in gilt on the cover. Catalog of Watson's maps and charts on the inside cover with a paste down stamp of "H.T. Wright & Co... Kansas City, Missouri." Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich.
Reference: 
Bancroft Library; cf Karrow 1-1684 (1869 edition)
World Area: 
Central America; North America
Country: 
Mexico; United States
Subject: 
Railroad
Full Title: 
The American Republic and rail-road map of the United States, British Provinces, West-Indies, Mexico and Central America. Compiled from the latest official sources. Published by Gaylord Watson, 16 Beekman Street, New York. 1867. Entered ... 1866, by Gaylord Watson ... New York. Engraved by Fisk & Russell, N. York.
List No: 
5209.001
Series No: 
3
Engraver or Printer: 
Fisk & Russell
Publication Author: 
Watson, Gaylord
Pub Date: 
1867
Pub Title: 
The American Republic and rail-road map of the United States, British Provinces, West-Indies, Mexico and Central America. Compiled from the latest official sources. Published by Gaylord Watson, 16 Beekman Street, New York. 1867. Entered ... 1866, by Gaylord Watson ... New York. Engraved by Fisk & Russell, N. York.
Pub Note: 
See note field above.
Pub List No: 
5209.000
Pub Type: 
Pocket Map
Pub Maps: 
1
Pub Height cm: 
18
Pub Width cm: 
12
Image No: 
5209001
Institution: 
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement: 
Copyright 2007
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