Auction 173, Lot 124

"Bay Counties, California Comprising Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco Parts of Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties", Kenyon Company, The

Subject: Bay Area, California

Period: 1929 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

22 x 20.7 inches
55.9 x 52.6 cm

This advertising wall map shows excellent detail of the Bay Area including San Francisco, Oakland, and Palo Alto. Red overprinting reveals the growing "paved" and "secondary" road network. Surrounding the map are advertisements for the San Mateo County Title company and a calendar for 1930. The original metal holder at top is still present.


Condition: B+

The map image is clean and bright. There is a 6.5" edge tear at the top left corner of the sheet and a 2.5" edge tear at bottom right that have been closed on verso with archival tape. Three small holes are visible just above the calendar at bottom.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 6/5/2019