The Standard Road Book was a publication for cyclists that contained maps showing the condition of bicycle-compatible roadways across New York State and other states.
The atlas was published either for complete states of in sections. OCLC notes sections for:
- Hudson River
This example is of the Binghamton-Elmira section, which calls for plates 10, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 26, 27, 29, and 30
Similar road atlases were published by National Publishing Company for New York, Massachusetts, Vermont and Connecticut in 1897.
The New York sectional atlases seem to be extremely rare.
Original brown leather wrappers with black embossed design on the front and back covers. Slight wear to cover. Late-19th- or early-20th-century ink signature on front wrapper, repeated on title. Complete with 11 maps (including map of the state of New York), as called for.