Rare hand-colored map of the Kansas City area extending eastward to Independence; northward to Randolph City; westward to Shawnee and Merriam Park; and southward to Westport and Shawnee. Distances from downtown Kansas City, MO, are indicated by concentric circles at 1 mile intervals. Map size: 28 1/2 x 21 inches (including titles and neatlines). MacCormac Eng. *** Condition: Professionally mounted on archival tissue, creased along former fold lines with tiny losses along some fold lines. Light toning along fold lines with small stain at center of bottom edge. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Presented by the "Kansas City Times," ...
Publisher: Kansas City Times
Publication Date: 1888
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Book Description [Philadelphia. 1887]., 1887. Color map, 34 x 24 inches. Previously folded, with some separations along fold lines, minimally affecting image. Expertly backed with Japanese tissue. Some tanning at right edge. About very good. An attractive large map of Kansas City, stretching across the border between Kansas and Missouri. County boundaries and city blocks are clearly marked, as are the courses of the Missouri and Kansas rivers. Most likely issued as an annual supplement to the KANSAS CITY TIMES, such urban western maps are difficult to locate. Quite rare. Not in Rumsey or Phillips; OCLC records copies at only four institutions. Bookseller Inventory # WRCAM 53082