Auction 129, Lot 279

"New Orleans", Hammond, C.S.

Subject: New Orleans, Louisiana

Period: 1908 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
18 x 21 inches
45.7 x 53.3 cm

A great pocket map designed for use by the tourist, this example in flawless condition is rare. The map names all streets as well as major buildings. There are no bridges across the Mississippi River, but eight different ferry routes are named and delineated. Blank verso. Folds into original paper cover "Hammond's Complete Map of New Orleans Louisiana Showing All Streets, Ferries, Electric and Steam Railroads, Parks, etc. Published for the New Orleans News Company." The price is 25 cents.

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Condition: A+

Fine example.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/23/2009

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