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Auction 174, Lot 201

"[Lot of 2] Auto Tours Compliments of Hotel del Coronado Garage [and] Map of San Diego California City and County",

Subject: San Diego, California

Period: 1923-35 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

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A. Auto Tours Compliments of Hotel del Coronado Garage, by Hotel del Coronado Garage and Auto Service, dated 1923 (4.1 x 9.3"). This 60 page guide book includes illustrations, advertisements, and numerous single page road maps showing automobile excursions in the vicinity of San Diego. Features the folding Map of San Diego County Showing Points of Interest and Resorts (13 x 16") as well as Bird's Eye View of the San Diego Mountains Showing Road to and from Los Angeles and Imperial Valley... (7.8 x 14.5"). Folds into pictorial paper wrappers. Condition: Guide book has pleasant light toning and occasional pencil notations. The map of San Diego County is near fine, and the bird's eye view is very good with light toning and a small fold separation extending about an 1" into the image at bottom. (B+)

B. Map of San Diego California City and County, by Lowell E. Jones, circa 1935 (15.5 x 21.5"). A detailed map showing the street grid pattern of the city. Street car lines and bus routes are noted in green overprinting and a table with 40 points of interest is shown at top. The verso contains a smaller pictorial map of the same region (10.9 x 15.9"). Condition: Issued folding. (A)



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Estimate: $170 - $200

Sold for: $230

Closed on 9/11/2019