Auction 168, Lot 305

"Birdseye View of Puget Sound Country and Vicinity",

Subject: Puget Sound, Washington

Period: 1910 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
19.9 x 13.7 inches
50.5 x 34.8 cm

This very attractive map was produced for the Puget Sound Navigation Company and was distributed to the ferry lines' passengers. The map shows railroads, auto roads and electrical lines. A list of 69 towns with their distances from Seattle is noted along the left border. On verso is a romantic narrative describing the "Beauties and Wonders of Puget Sound", complete with nearly a dozen picturesque black and white photographs of the natural settings within the Sound. Map folds into colorful decorative self-wrappers depicting bathers on the beach with snow-capped mountains in the background.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding with several small fold separations that have been mostly closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/6/2018

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