Auction 140, Lot 293

"Hammond's New Road Map of Long Island", Hammond, C. S.

Subject: Long Island, New York

Period: 1923 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
25.5 x 16.5 inches
64.8 x 41.9 cm

This double-sided pocket map details the main roads, railroads and ferries for all of Long Island. The two sides overlap just to the east of Islip. Roads are boldly printed in red. The eastern map has insets of the North Shore and South Shore. In addition to the map, there is an index of towns, driving instructions between several points, and 3 one-page maps. Inside the front cover is an advertisement for Socony Motor Gasoline (Standard Oil), and the back cover has an ad for the Home Insurance Company of New York. Folds into stiff gray paper wrappers, 4 x 8.5" with a price of 35 cents.

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Condition: A

Map is near fine with the covers showing light wear.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Unsold

Closed on 5/23/2012

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