Auction 125, Lot 316

"Hammond's Complete Railroad and County Map of Texas", Hammond Publishing Co.

Subject: Texas

Period: 1911 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
20 x 21 inches
50.8 x 53.3 cm

Very colorful Map of Texas with very fine detail. Colored by county, with an extensive index to counties at lower left and also an index to all towns and railroads on the back. Populations are determined from the 1910 census. Legend identifies Congressional District Boundaries, Interurban Electric Lines and those Planned, Steamship Lines, and Recently Constructed Steam Railroad rails. The 16 Congressional districts are delineated by bold red coloring and number. Folds into soft covers (3.5 x 7") with an expanded title. Inside front cover is a Condensed Hotel Directory with pricing. The Crockett Hotel in San Antonio is only one dollar per night.

References:

Condition: A

Map is near fine with bright color. A couple fold intersection splits and small area of staining in blank margin at left. Cover also near fine with just a few spots near upper edge.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/24/2008

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