Auction 123, Lot 273

"Map of Iowa Showing Principal Auto Routes", Kenyon Company, The

Subject: Iowa

Period: 1918 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
23 x 15.5 inches
58.4 x 39.4 cm

A very colorful and detailed map of the state published by the Kenyon Company as a promotion for the "Iowa Mutual Tornado Insurance Association." The map is surrounded by numerous highway markings, and has an exhaustive index showing population information based on the 1915 census on verso. Map folds into printed wrappers (3.5 x8") and includes a company report for 1918.

References:

Condition: A

Map is very clean, bright, and free of separations. Covers are worn along the edges, and are lightly faded. Remarkable condition for a map not intended to last as long as has this one.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/20/2008

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