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Auction 184, Lot 342

"Clason's Guide Map of Texas [on verso] Clason's Road Map of Texas... [in] Clason's Texas Maps Roads-Railways Counties-Towns-Hotels ", Clason Map Company

Subject: Texas

Period: 1931 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

19.1 x 26.1 inches
48.5 x 66.3 cm
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This folding pocket map is complete with descriptive booklet, "Clason's Texas Green Guide" (3.8 x 6.6'"). The main map is delineated by county in green outline color with insets of western Texas and northeastern Texas detailing the Dallas/Fort Worth region. A legend locates trunk line railroads, railroads, and electric railroads. The verso contains an additional highway map with major roads highlighted in red overprinting. Folds into pictorial paper wrappers featuring a Native American girl. 48 pages.

1931 was the last year the Clason Green Guides were published. The following year the company was bankrupt, a victim of the Great Depression. OCLC locates a single copy of this 1931 issue (University of Texas at Arlington).


Condition: A

Issued folding on a clean sheet with a couple of small fold separations. Light wear to covers.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/15/2021