Rand McNally 1946 map NORTH AMERICA Continental 20.5" x 27.5 sheet ATLAS

LARGE map of NORTH AMERICA with coastal areas MAP approx measuring 20.5" x 27.5 inches unfolded.
2 sided! On the reverse of this map of NORTH AMERICA is printed THE POLAR REGIONS & also North Atlantic region and Eurasia. (SEE PHOTOS)
from an old 1946 RAND MCNALLY large scale size ATLAS
that was bound in such a way that the maps are removable for WALL DISPLAY & framing or table layout.
If you need an EXACT measurement of outside edges and or inside margins PLEASE ASK before purchase so I can give you details.
BACKSTORY: The outer binding of an old commercial atlas oversize book was damaged, therefore presenting the conclusion of
removing the individual maps for individual sale.
The large atlas was printed in USA of course, and it's the POST WAR (WWII) printing of this particular publication.
The colors on this map are superb! Nice aging has occurred over the years, presenting an authentic (because it is!)
as you can see in photo there is a particular yellowing/aging along one margin of the map, but there may also be moderate yellowing/aging throughout.
There is a single fold in this map due to it's large size & the way it was bound in the book, but it is ONE SHEET.
The book was bound in such a way that large maps were able to be removed as one sheet.
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