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The Rand, McNally Standard Atlas of the World.
LARGE COLOURED MAPS - 1885
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After more than a quarter of a century in the Trade, we
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A few facts about Rand, McNally & Co.
Rand, McNally & Co. was founded in 1856 and have been publishing maps since 1862.
The maps in this particular atlas are accompanied by interesting text about each individual state/territory. As well as many of the countries depicted, with decorative vignettes. The information appears to be comprehensive and well researched. Especially with reference to the United States.
The company is still active today and its headquarters are situated in Suburbot Skokie, Illinois.
THIS IS A LIST OF THE STEEL ENGRAVED MAPS.
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Railroad and Canals. Connecting the Mediterranean and Red Seas.
There is a map of Egypt/Lower Nubia Verso.
AUSTRALIA CONTINENT:3 Insets. Includes Sydney and Port Jackson town plans.New Zealand and Tasmania.
BRAZIL GENERAL MAP:Insets Bahia/part Amazon. Includes Paraguay and Guayana. VERSO: Map of Southern South America. Argentina. Uruguay. Paraguay. Chile. Tierra del Fuego. Etc. This has an inset plan of Buenos Aires.
CELESTIAL SOLAR SYSTEM: Shows Spring/Autumnal Equinox. Winter/Summer Solstice.Phases of the Moon.Eclipses and the Theory of the Tides.
DECORATIVE FLAGS:Naval pennants Etc. Includes US Yacht.US Commodore Pennant.US Admiral.US Revenue Pennant 1779-1871 and 1871.Chili.China.Paraguay.Japan.Greece. etc.
England/Wales Inset. Scilly Isles.Channel Islands Shown.
FRANCE GENERAL MAP: Insets Paris Town Plan and Corsica.
GERMANY GENERAL MAP.
INDIA BRITISH INDIA:Insets Bombay.Calcutta. Indochina and Farther India.
IRELAND GENERAL MAP
RUSSIA IN EUROPE:3 insets. The insets are of Bombay. Calcutta and the Malaysian Peninsula from Burma. Siam (Thailand). Cambodia. Vietnam. To Singapore.
S.AMERICA GENERAL MAP:Insets. Rio De Janeiro Harbour.Isthmus of Panama. VERSO: A map covering Colombia. Ecuador. Peru. Venezuela. Etc.
SCANDINAVIA GENERAL MAP: Sweden and Norway.
SPAIN PENINSULA:Insets.Madrid and Lisbon Town Plans.
TITLE PAGE:Decorative Vignettes. Vignettes of a seal.Boat.Palm tree.Pineapples.Birds.Yacht.Farm.
USA BOSTON TOWN PLAN: Shows Freight and Passenger Depots.Grain Elevators.Steamboat Wharves etc.Includes Somerville.Cambridge.Charlestown.Everett.Chelsea. etc.
USA CALIFORNIA/NEVADA: Shows borders of Oregon.Idaho.Utah.Arizona and Mexico. VERSO: A map of Alaska.
USA CHICAGO TOWN PLAN: Inset Jefferson to Hyde Park.
USA COTTON/SILK MANUFACTURE.
USA DAKOTA: Shows borders of Indian Territory.Manitoba.Montana.Wyoming.Nebraska.Minnesota.
USA FARMING: Crops include buckwheat.Rye.Barley.Tobacco.Potatoes.Oats.Wheat.Hay and corn. 1871-1879 inclusive.
USA GENERAL MAP: Oklahoma shown as Indian Territory
USA GEORGIA: Shows borders of North Carolina.South Carolina.Alabama and Florida.
USA ILLINOIS:Shows lake Michigan. Also shows borders of Iowa.Wisconsin.Missouri.Kentucky and Indiana. VERSO: Map of Minnesota.
USA KANSAS: Shows borders of Nebraska.Montana and Indian Territory. VERSO: A map of Nebraska.
USA KENTUCKY/TENNESSEE: Shows counties and railroads.
USA LAKE SUPERIOR/MICHIGAN: Also Shows borders of Canada.Minnesota and Wisconsin. VERSO: Map of Indiana.
USA LOUISIANA: Shows borders of Texas and Mississippi.VERSO: Map of Arkansas.
USA MAINE: Reverse side shows VERMONT and NEW HAMPSHIRE.
USA MASSACHUSETTS/RHODE IS/CONNECTICUT: Includes Cape Cod.Shows borders of Vermont.New Hampshire and New York. Verso there is a map of Lake Ontario with parts of New York State. Long Island inset. Etc.
USA MICHIGAN:Shows lakes. Lake Michigan.Lake Huron.Also shows borders of Canada.Indiana.Ohio. VERSO: Map of Wisconsin.
USA MISSISSIPPI: Shows borders of Louisiana.Alabama and Arkansas. Verso: Map of Alabama.
USA MISSOURI: Inset continuation of South Missouri. Shows borders of Illinois.Iowa and Kansas. VERSO: Map of Iowa.
USA N.AMERICA: Inset continuation of Alaska. 'Indian Territory'.
USA NEW JERSEY:Incl Part of surrounding States. VERSO: Map of Pennsylvania.
USA NEW YORK TOWN PLAN: Includes Brooklyn.Williamsburg.Jersey city.Hoboken.Weehawken.Long Island City.Shows elevated railroad.Metropolitan railroad.Steamboat piers and elevators.Railroad piers.
USA POPULATION 1780-1880: Reverse side shows no. of immigrants 1874-1883 inclusive.
USA STATE ILLITERACY: Reverse side shows Industrial products of nations and Income of nations compared with the cost of army.
USA TEXAS/INDIAN TERRITORY:Inset. Continuation of West Texas.Shows borders of Colorado.Kansas and Mexico.
USA UTAH/COLORADO/ARIZONA/NEW MEXICO: Shows borders of Wyoming.Nebraska.Texas and Mexico.
USA VIRGINIA/WEST VIRGINIA: Also shows borders of OHIO.KENTUCKY.TENNESSEE.NORTH CAROLINA.PENNSYLVANIA.NEW JERSEY.NEW YORK.MARYLAND and DELAWARE.
USA WASHINGTON/OREGON/IDAHO: Shows borders of Montana.Utah.California and Nevada. VERSO: A map covering Montana. Wyoming. Etc.
WORLD CHRISTIAN RELIGIONS: Reverse side shows Creeds of the World.Location and Numerical Strength of Israelites throughout the world.
WORLD COAL PRODUCTION + British Land distribution.
WORLD NOTABLE HIGH BUILDINGS.
WORLD STEEL/PIG IRON PRODUCTION.
WORLD TWIN-HEMI: Mountains. Rivers. Includes East West. North. South. Land and water hemispheres.
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