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Auction 189, Lot 202

"Yosemite Valley What to Do – Where to Go – What to See",

Subject: Yosemite, California

Period: 1952 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

18.1 x 21.9 inches
46 x 55.6 cm
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This colorful "Pic-Tour" map was published by H.S. Crocker in San Francisco. It depicts the Yosemite Valley with an attractive three-dimensional quality locating 46 points of interest with a key at bottom left including El Capitan, Yosemite Falls, Half Dome, Cathedral Rocks, and many more. Text at top right explain "How Yosemite Valley Was Formed." The verso is filled with wildlife and scenes in the park. Self-folding into pictorial wrappers (5.5 x 9.0") with title "A Pic-Tour Map. What to do – Where to go – What to see. Yosemite Valley." The Rumsey reference is a 1955 variant. No past sales records or institutional examples located on OCLC for this map.

References: cf. Rumsey #11523.

Condition: A

A colorful example, issued folding, with a few tiny splits at the fold junctions.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/14/2022