Lot 563: Motor Routes in California 1920

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:43

Lot 563: Author: N/A; Title: Parker Map of Motor Routes between San Francisco and Los Angeles, also Sacramento, Reno, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite Valley, and other Sierra points; Place Published: Los Angeles; Publisher: Parker Map Company; Date Published: [1920]; Description: Map printed on yellow paper. 54.2x42.5 cm (21 ¼x16¾"), folding into original printed wrappers, folded size 19.5x11.8 cm (7¾x4½").Rare little motoring map of California from Los Angeles to San Francisco and Sacramento, and east to Nevada. With two inset maps "Motor routes of San Francisco and Oakland," and "Los Angeles motor routes." Text on the back of the wrapper gives distances between various locales. OCLC/WorldCat lists only two copies, at the Universities of California at Berkeley and at Santa Cruz. Condition: Rather extensive but neat repairs to wrappers; map with neat verso repairs at folds and where attached to wrappers. Very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $400-600
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