Calgary, Canada: Canadian Pacific Railway, 1937. Color railway and steamship map of the world, printed area 17-3/8 inches [44.2 cm] tall x 38-5/8 inches [98.1 cm] wide, "Engraved and Printed at the J.W. Clement Co., - Matthews-Northrup Works, Buffalo, NY" printed at lower left corner, upper corners decorated with photographic images of the sculptures 'Spirit of the Atlantic' and 'Spirit of the Pacific', by Isidore Konti, which he created for the 1904 World's Fair, lower corners have the company logo and read "Canadian Pacific, Railways, Steamships, Communications, Hotels, Express : World's Greatest Travel System". Map with soil splashes to left side, a 2-1/2 inch closed tear to right edge, some small tape ghosts (assume from mounting) to side edges and a few very tiny closed tears to right side edge. Good. Item #1847
A scarce CP promotional map of the World, showing their railway lines across the continents and their steamship lines across the oceans. The only copies found online were held by the Newberry, the National Library of Australia and the National Library of New Zealand.
Price: $395.00 CAD other currencies