Auction 108, Lot 681

"Auto Trails and Commercial Survey of the United States", Cram, George F. & Company

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1921 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
11.7 x 15 inches
29.7 x 38.1 cm

This rare early auto road atlas was published during the time period that the National Highway System was being developed. It includes a complete series of state maps, individual auto-trails map for each state, a double page United States map, Federal Reserve banking districts map and an index locating cities, towns, and villages. Also included is a wonderful full-color plate, Highway Pole Markers, which depicts 49 road signs of these early highways. 136 pp. Limp brown pebbled cloth covers.

References:

Condition: B

Covers frayed and loose, a few tears on the front pages, one at the bottom of the U.S. map. A few pencil marks throughout.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $650

Closed on 9/29/2004

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