Catalog Archive
Auction 174, Lot 185

"Automobile Road Map of California Showing Principal and Secondary Roads Connecting with and Adjacent to the State Highway System", Automobile Club of Southern California

Subject: California

Period: 1917 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

17.9 x 50.3 inches
45.5 x 127.8 cm
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This detailed map of the state depicts the road network including highways, primary and secondary roads. Branch offices of the Automobile Club of Southern California are identified in red overprinting, as is its headquarters. Includes additional detail of railroads, drainage, topography, Indian Reservations, and more. This map is preceded only by a 1916 edition, making this a very early Automobile Club map of the entire state in a large-scale format. Folds into tan printed wrappers (4.5 x 9.7").


Condition: A

Near fine with one faint spot and a few minor creases. Issued folding.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/11/2019