Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1890. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Item #42911
196 pages with color maps of the countries of the world and states, territories, cities of the United States. Includes pages of engravings of U.S. Presidents, famous landmarks and buildings, diagrams and information tables, color flags, etc.. All maps show the major railroads of the day. Full-page ads for the major U.S. railroads in the front and rear; Erie Railroad; Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway; Illinois Central R.R.; Missouri Pacific Railway; Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway; and the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy R.R.. Bound in original brown cloth with lettering and world on the front cover stamped in gilt and border and design on both covers stamped in blind. Gilt dulled. Professionally rebacked with brown cloth, and hinges and cover corners repaired. A very good copy.