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Auction 145, Lot 237

"Map of City and County of San Francisco [with booklet] Candrian's San Francisco Street Number and Car Directory",

Subject: San Francisco, California

Period: 1911 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
23.8 x 19.8 inches
60.5 x 50.3 cm
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This colorful pocket map, published by H.A. Candrian, shows the city's layout at the turn of the 20th century. The planned World’s Fair is shown in the red shaded area bordering the Presidio, and the map locates parks, squares, city blocks, and government reservations. There is an advertisement for the North German Lloyd steamship line at top, and the verso contains a detailed map of the International Exposition. Folds into stiff blue paper covers with a 96 page index and advertisements.

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Condition: C+

Issued folding with numerous long splits along the folds with light offsetting. The index is lightly toned and the covers are moderately soiled.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $45

Closed on 6/12/2013

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