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Auction 144, Lot 88

"Island of Maui ", White, Ruth Taylor

Subject: Maui, Hawaii

Period: 1935 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

14.5 x 11.3 inches
36.8 x 28.7 cm

Ruth Taylor White's charming pictorial maps are among the most popular collectible maps of the early 20th century. These whimsical maps, often known as cartographs, combine graphic style, color and comical observation. In this map of Maui, cartoonish characters cover the island with major roads and points of interest noted, which actually makes this a fairly useful map for the tourist. Decorated by a ribbon style banner and a descriptive cartouche. Printed by the Honolulu Star-Bulletin.


Condition: B+

There are some minor abrasions and several edge tears and chips confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $190

Closed on 4/3/2013