R. D. Servoss was a New York lithographer whose cartographic output spanned from 1864 to 1919. His work appears to have been on behalf of other publishers for the most part: Edsall’s 1877 New York City guide map, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle’s Guide Maps, and other maps of the New York City region dominate. Despite his appearance in print described as ‘the well known mapmaker,’(The Publishers' Weekly, November 10, 1906 p. 1306) his place in the bibliographical record is inscrutable. He appears to have been an avid cyclist, and a longtime member of the Long Island Wheelmen - a club of 'tourist bicyclists who do not race.'