Auction 151, Lot 151

"[Lot of 3] Cyclists' Road Map of Rhode Island Showing All the Roads... [and] Latest Road Map of New Jersey Northern Part Cycling Routes Shown by Red Lines [and] Cyclists' Road Map of the South Shore and Part of Norfolk County, Massachusetts", Walker, George H. & Co.

Subject: New England & Mid-Atlantic United States

Period: 1888-1903 (dated)

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Color: Printed Color

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This lot consists of three early cycling maps of the northeastern United States featuring the "best routes" for cycling in red overprinting. Very detailed, the maps are delineated by county and also depict railroads, other roads and post offices. All fold into tan paper wrappers.

A. Cyclists' Road Map of Rhode Island Showing All the Roads and Points of Interest with the Cycling Roads Distinguished by Red Lines, (24.3 x 29.4"). Shows the entire state including portions of western Connecticut and southern Massachusetts.

B. Latest Road Map of New Jersey Northern Part Cycling Routes Shown by Red Lines, (26.6 x 30.6"). Depicts the region from Philadelphia to New York City with adjoining regions.

C. Cyclists' Road Map of the South Shore and Part of Norfolk County, Massachusetts, (28.8 x 18.4"). Covers the southern portion of the state north to Boston.

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Condition: B+

Maps are overall very crisp and clean with each map containing a few short splits at fold intersections and just a hint of pleasant, even toning.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/19/2014

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