Lot 365 of 431:
Cram's folding map of Georgia, 1888  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Railroad and County Map of Georgia

Author:
Cram, George F.

Place:
Chicago

Publisher:
George F. Cram Co.

Date:
[c.1888]

Description:

Color lithographed map. 57x41 cm (22½x16¼"), folding into original printed wrappers, along with 28 pp. of text, measuring 14.3x9.3 cm (5½x3½").

Detailed map of Georgia recovered, or recovering, from the ravages of the Civil War. The text booklet (with caption title "Index to Cram's Map of Georgia") includes a list of railroads, an index to counties, with county seats and population figures, a list of towns, with county name and population figures, and testimonials for Cram's Atlas of the World - these latter are dated 1883. The text is paginated 21, 4-9 pp., and the final page numbered 28. OCLC/WorldCat lists two examples, at the University of Virginia, and Columbus State University (in Georgia) - the former with rubberstamp date 188 on the map; the later has a variant text. The present map is undated.


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Condition:
Small stain (apparently a burn mark) to front wrapper; map detached from wrapper; very good, the map near fine.


 
Item number:
298205c
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