Sunday, March 1, 2015

Collecting maps

Collecting Maps - different styles available

Pictorial - More artistic then technical illustrated maps were a common way to promote tourism in the early 20th century

Outdated boundaries - maps that feature obsolete state lines (like Dakotas for north and south)

Decorative Ornate borders illustrations, lithographs, engraved

Statistical these maps exhibit the distribution of townships, post offices, railways etc

Prominent Maker Created by top cartographer

Birds eye View - natural resources, large view of city, country

Topographical lithographs, shows topography of land like Crater Lake

Railroad Display the countries many RR lines,

If you are buying maps to resell, condition is everything unless very rare.

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