Auction 140, Lot 214

"Historic Roads to Romance…",

Subject: Southern California

Period: 1946 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

33 x 22 inches
83.8 x 55.9 cm

This is a very colorful bird's-eye view of Southern California. The map covers the counties of San Bernardino, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Diego, and Imperial. It shows missions, places of interest and historically important routes including the Butterfield Trail and the Anza Trail. The verso is filled with illustrations highlighting the recreational activities in the area including Knott's Ghost Town, Lake Arrowhead and Newport Harbor.


Condition: A

There are a few tiny splits at fold intersections which have been reinforced with archival tape on verso.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $1,200

Closed on 5/23/2012