Cruise Guide No. 1 New York Harbor to Cape Henry, VA
by RAND MCNALLY & CO
Rand McNally & Co, 1965. unbound. Folded map. Sheet measures 33" x 23" This charming pictorial Rand McNally pocket map depicts two maps on a single sheet and indicates true compass courses and distances for popular cruises between important harbors. Issued as a coastline cruising guide map, one side features a map of the Chesapeake Bay covering from Cape May, New Jersey to Cape Henry, Virginia. Verso features the coast of New Jersey and New York and extends from New York Harbor south to Cape Henlopen, Delaware including the Delaware Bay. Exceptionally detailed, labels roads, shipping lanes, landmarks, airports, highways, coast guard stations, and other significant details. Throughout, the map is dotted with delightful illustrations of lighthouses in the region. An index of towns and cities is included on recto while verso includes tables illustrating the buoys in US waters, international code in pennants, coastal warnings, and types of navigational aids used in inter coastal waterways. Copyrighted by Rand McNally and Company, this map was published by the Phillips Petroleum Company in 1965. The map is in good condition with minor wear along the folds and minimal foxing. Minor tears and holes along the edges of folds and intersections. Rand McNally is an American publishing company specializing in maps, atlases and globes. Founded by William Rand in 1856, who hired Andrew McNally in 1858 to work in his shop. The two men formally established Rand McNally & Co. in 1868. The firm remains in business today.
(Inventory #: 268093)
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