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Auction 194, Lot 214


"Valley of the Sun - A Pictorial Guide of Phoenix and Central Arizona",

Subject: Phoenix, Arizona

Period: 1947 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

16 x 20.4 inches
40.6 x 51.8 cm
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This colorful pictorial map by George Avey depicts the Phoenix region with the "Valley of the Sun" highlighted in yellow. It is filled with amusing illustrations related to the region and stereotypes of the Old West with a table of points of interest flanking the map at left. The verso contains the large Map of Greater Phoenix and Surrounding Area by Rand McNally. Self-folding into pictorial wrappers (4.1 x 9.4").

References: Rumsey #8706.

Condition: A

Clean and colorful with minor wear to wrappers.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/13/2023