Catalog Archive
Auction 118, Lot 951

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

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1922 (published)


Color: Printed Color

11.5 x 15 inches
29.2 x 38.1 cm

This popular folio atlas created by the National Map Company, features index, gazetteer and an amusing page of early highway signs. Full-page maps of each state are shown in two versions so that each one is presented with a map showing the roads on one side and the other is Cram's standard map showing counties and political information. The auto route maps show via red overprinting the state highways in great detail. Gilt-stamped flexible soft cover, handsome title page, table of contents, National Parks at a Glance, Transcontinental Highways of the United States, Index, Ordinary Travel Distances in English Statute Miles, 136pp.

References: Phillips (A) 10778

Condition: A

Most maps are very good, a couple dog-eared. Text generally good with usual toning. Covers dull, contents bright and clean. Covers show minor shelf wear with some curling at the corners.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/6/2007