Auction 165, Lot 288

"Birds Eye View of Lancaster County and Vicinity - The Garden Spot of the United States", Hammond Publishing Co.

Subject: Southeastern Pennsylvania

Period: 1906 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

30.1 x 8.3 inches
76.5 x 21.1 cm

A great chromolithographic birds-eye view that encompasses the entire area from York and Harrisburg east to Philadelphia and Trenton. The Susquehanna and Delaware rivers are prominently depicted, and a series of roads in red and black overprinting connect the cities and towns of the region. The verso contains text and photos describing the routes of the "Conestoga Traction Company" (trolley cars) based in Lancaster. Self-folding into pictorial wrappers.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with minor fold separations that just enter the image at top and bottom.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $210

Closed on 11/15/2017