Silas Farmer & Co.: Detroit, 1905. Paperback. Very Good. Item #21-4941
Folded 8 x 5" and opens up to 24.5 x 29.5", printed cream paper, linen backed, black lettering, printed paper label on backing. Label and surrounding linen backing heavily soiled, stained and rubbed, rest of backing only has light soiling, linen fraying, small holes where folds intersect, light edgewear, map has light soiling else very good condition. A few of the cities/towns etc. (some are no longer on current maps): Fairview, Cottage Grove, Delray, Hand, French Landing, Brest, Lulu, Grape. Rand McNally's first automobile road map was published in 1904. SCARCE, appears to be first auto map by Farmer.