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Auction 180, Lot 44

A Wonderful Resource for Pictorial Map Collectors

"Hagstrom's Decorative and Historical Maps",

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany, Pictorial Maps

Period: 1951 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

8 x 10.5 inches
20.3 x 26.7 cm

This 43 page catalog for Hagstrom's includes decorative maps for the home, office, school, or library. According to the text, Hagstrom maps are "filled with interesting and instructive geographical and historical data. Outstanding events interpreted by master artists are displayed in their actual locale. This unique method of presentation serves to make a more lasting impression on the young mind. Adults too find these fine maps vastly instructive and enjoyable." The catalog includes maps of all geographies and themes including humorous maps, sportsmen's maps, stamp maps, and more. A few that caught this cataloger's eye are the Dog Map of the World, Bootlegger's Map, Ration Map of the U.S., and The Land of Make Believe to name just a few. Pictorial paper wrappers.

References: Hornsby (Picturing America) pp. 47 & 49.

Condition: A

Contents are clean and bright with a small puncture to the last six pages and rear wrapper. Wrappers have very light soiling.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $475

Closed on 11/18/2020