Auction 119, Lot 262

"Standard Guide Map of the State of Florida Furnished by the Courtesy of the Jacksonville Tampa and Key West System and East Coast Line", Railroad Companies, (Various)

Subject: Florida

Period: 1891 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
15.5 x 27.5 inches
39.4 x 69.9 cm

Very attractive railroad map, folding into illustrated self-covers. The large map of peninsular Florida with western Florida shown in an inset, with the eastern United States shown in the bottom left corner in another inset. The map folds into decorative printed wrappers (4 x 8") with a view of the Ponce de Leon Hotel in St. Augustine on one side and a view of a railroad engineer giving oranges to a baby on the other. Promotional material on verso includes words and music for "Song of the Indian River." The stamp of the Passenger Agent, Waldo A. Pearce is on an unprinted part of Florida.

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Condition: A

Very good with a couple of fold separations at the intersections.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $475

Closed on 5/9/2007

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