Auction 148, Lot 253

"Map of the Peninsula of Florida and Adjacent Islands. Florida East Coast Railway", Matthews-Northrup Co

Subject: Florida

Period: 1926 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
15.6 x 39.8 inches
39.6 x 101.1 cm

This 1926 edition is one of the last examples of this map, which first appeared in the 1890s. It shows the Flagler railroad system from Jacksonville to Miami and Key West, with steamboat connections to Havana. Apart from the panhandle, which does not appear on this map, all the current Florida counties are depicted along with cities, roads, rivers and lakes. Includes an inset at bottom "Map of Florida and the West Indies."

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Condition: B+

Issued folding with a few fold separations that have been closed on verso with archival tape. There are a few closed edge tears and small damp stains confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/19/2014

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