"[Lot of 2] Tourist Motor Map of California - A Paradise for Motorists - Presented for Your Convenience and Pleasure - Central Section [and] Tourist Motor Map of California - The Paradise of the Motorist",
Period: 1921-23 (circa)
Color: Printed Color
This lot features two early and scarce road maps of the state:
A. Tourist Motor Map of California - A Paradise for Motorists - Presented for Your Convenience and Pleasure - Central Section, by Pacific Map. Co., dated 1923 (15.8 x 21.3"). This untitled map of Central California extends from San Jose to Santa Barbara with small inset maps of cities, a larger inset map of Sequoia Park, a pronunciation key of California names, and numerous businesses located on the map. Includes a 1923 calendar on rear wrapper. Verso contains a map of the entire state locating fish and game with an inset of Yosemite.
B. Tourist Motor Map of California - The Paradise of the Motorist, by Giles Publishing & Printing Co., circa 1921 (16.1 x 21.0"). A second untitled map of California with the location of numerous businesses shown in red and many inset maps of California cities showing the central business areas and a large map of the San Francisco Bay area. The verso contains a map of Los Angeles (10.3 x 21") with businesses highlighted in color, an inset map of the L.A. business district, and a section on Game Laws of California.
Issued folding on clean bright sheets.