Auction 168, Lot 247

""In and Out" Map of Miami Miami Beach Coral Gables & Vicinity",

Subject: Miami, Florida

Period: 1944 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
26.4 x 15.1 inches
67.1 x 38.4 cm

This World War II era bird's-eye view of Miami is oriented with west at the top of the map. Miami Beach and downtown are in the foreground, with Coral Gables and the airport in the background. Of particular interest is a number of small sections of the map that have been etched or shaded out, indicating redacted areas of wartime interest. Surrounding the map are advertisements and numerous points of interest divided between those that are "open to civilians" versus "information for service men and women." The verso contains an index along with smaller maps of Coral Gables and the Keys. Printed with blue ink and published by the Dade County News Dealers Supply Co. Self-folding.

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Condition: A

On a clean, bright sheet with a few tiny splits at fold intersections that have been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $220

Closed on 6/6/2018

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