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Auction 190, Lot 229

"The Empire State Offers to Tourists and Vacationists the Greatest Variety of Attractions in America",

Subject: New York

Period: 1932 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

27 x 22.3 inches
68.6 x 56.6 cm
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An attractive pictorial map of the state drawn by Everard McAvoy and published by Bertrand Fay on behalf of the New York State Hotel Association. Intended for the tourist, It is filled with illustrations presenting the state's history, points of interest, and natural features. State parks are shaded in green including the Adirondacks, Catskills, and Allegany State Park. Features an inset at bottom showing all of Long Island. On verso are related text and illustrations with a reminder to "Stop at Recognized Hotels." Self-folding.


Condition: A

A colorful example, issued folding, with some very minor spots at lower right.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $110

Closed on 11/16/2022