Auction 129, Lot 307

"Visitor's Handy Map of Atlantic City, N.J. Margate City, Ventnor and Longport", Sanborn Map Company

Subject: New Jersey

Period: 1921 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
28.5 x 10 inches
72.4 x 25.4 cm

This uncommon pocket map was published by the venerable Sanborn Map Company. Below the map is an extensive list of Hotels, Bath Houses, Theatres and Public Buildings, each keyed to the map by the unusual method of a number along the street name. The map shows the entire city and extends to include Pork Island, Great Island, City Island and the numerous waterways called "Thoroughfares." On the island, coloring is used to identify Langport, Margate City, Ventnor, North Chelsea, and Atlantic City. Folds into blue paper covers (4 x 6") with same title and a price of 25 cents. On the front cover is "Traymore Bookshop, Walter Landor Hrishberg, Prop." and the stamp of "Walter Landor Bookshop Boardwalk" in blue ink on the back cover.

References:

Condition: A+

The map is fine, the paper covers are also fine with just a short tear at top edge.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/23/2009

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