Auction 149, Lot 218

"[Lot of 3] Improved E-Z Guide Map of Los Angeles and Surrounding Territory [and] A Map of the Business Section of Los Angeles [and] Los Angeles and Vicinity…", Clason Map Company

Subject: Los Angeles, California

Period: 1924-31 (dated)



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This lot features three maps over a seven-year period published by the Clason Map Company including:

A. Improved E-Z Guide Map of Los Angeles and Surrounding Territory, dated 1924, printed color (16.6 x 12.9"). This is an unusual and highly useful map which allows a lot of detail to be displayed on a small sheet. It includes a lettered pointer and clock-like border which enables the user to easily find a given street location. A table at left and on verso provides the street listing and location coordinates. Published by the Security Trust & Savings Bank. Condition: Issued folding. (A+)

B. A Map of the Business Section of Los Angeles, dated 1926, printed color (17.8 x 11.0"). This small folding promotional map is centered on Pershing Square and covers the area from Figueroa Street to Los Angeles Street and from First Street to Twelfth Street. Numerous individual buildings are named, with red overprinting identifying the publisher, Mullen & Bluett Clothiers. The verso contains a listing of businesses on the map and advertising for the publisher. Condition: (A+)

C. Los Angeles and Vicinity Including Parts of North Hollywood - Burbank - ..., dated 1931, black & white (20.6 x 22.9"). This densely filled folding map covers the area from Griffith Park south to Inglewood. It depicts roads, streets, railroads, parks and cemeteries with an extensive street index below the map. Condition: Light offsetting. (B+)



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Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/21/2014