Auction 129, Lot 338

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

Subject: Texas

Period: 1910 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
21 x 20.5 inches
53.3 x 52.1 cm

Colorful map of Texas with very fine detail. There is 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 Interurban Electric Lines, Steamship Lines, and Recently Constructed Steam Railroads. The 16 Congressional Districts are delineated by bold red coloring and number. Folds into soft paper covers (3.5 x 7") with an expanded title, "Hammond's Complete Map of Texas Showing Electric and Steam Railroads, Steamboat Lines, Counties, Congressional Districts, and all Cities, Towns and Villages - Together with a New Postal and Shipping Guide … Hotel Directory with Rates, etc." The Crockett Hotel in San Antonio is only one dollar per night!

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Condition: B+

Clean and bright with one fold separation just entering the map at bottom. Covers with bumped corners, else fine.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/23/2009

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