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Ballou's Pictorial.
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Ballou's Pictorial.

By LOUISIANA)

Boston.: M. M. Ballou.. 12-22- 1855.. Illustrated weekly newspaper, 15 x 11 inches, 14 pp. Illustration on the front cover gives focus to the state of Louisiana. Pictured are black slaves cutting sugar cane and Indians "engaged in their famous ball-play." The State Arms is depicted at the center, below which is shown the Mississippi River and New Orleans under a crescent moon. The newspaper has light spot below the pictorial banner that depicts the Boston harbor; overall good condition. .

$30.00

1967-68 Alabama Official State Map.
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1967-68 Alabama Official State Map.

By ALABAMA - ROAD MAP) Lurleen Wallace, Governor.

Montgomery, Alabama.: State Highway Department.. 1967-1968.. Folded highway map 9 x 4 inches unfolding to colorful map of the state 18 x 27 inches with inset maps depicting major routes through key cities. Picture of George Wallace and Lurleen Wallace on front cover. Four years prior George Wallace stood at the door of the University of Alabama's Foster Auditorium to block the entry (unsuccessfully) of two black students. The 50-year-old map is in good clean condition. Verso of map highlights, in text and images, scenic and recreational features of the state. .

$48.00

North America XIV  Florida.
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North America XIV Florida.

By FLORIDA)

London.: Hall).. 1834.. Engraved map with outline handcolor, sheet 16 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches, very good condition (there are short clean cuts to the sheet where the Florida Keys (Cays) are printed but this appears to be a feature of the map). Early map of Florida, extending to the Marques Cays, with an inset map of the Florida panhandle. .

$285.00

Palm Beach County Florida.
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Palm Beach County Florida.

By FLORIDA - PALM BEACH - BOOSTER PUBLICATION)

No Place of Publication.: Board of County Commissioners.. No date. Ca. 1926.. Brochure, 9 x 7 ¾ inches, 10 pp., folded in half, very likely for mailing. Color illustrations on front and back covers; black and white photo illustrations on interior. Spine split and held together in two places with tape, wear to right edge, but still overall good to very good condition. Various topics of interest to those considering moving to Palm Beach County: transportation, agriculture, water supply, community life, employment opportunity, etc. Additional pages focus on other communities in the county, including Boca Raton, Lake Worth, Jupiter, as well as Greater Palm Beach. Verso of rear cover features a map in color, showing the eastern communities on the Atlantic Ocean, from Jupiter in the north to Boca Raton in the south. Several canals extend from Lake Okeechobee in a south easterly direction. An uncommon publication; only one WorldCat listing was found. The rear cover features a stately southern residence with, in the circular drive, a chauffeur-driven vehicle holding two passengers. In the distance is a pasture populated with various cows. The challenged artist has drawn the cows totally out of scale; they appear to be the size of dinosaurs when compared to the sporty automobile in the foreground. Perhaps it has something to do with the grass. .

$165.00

Miami Beach City Map. Map title:  Street Map of Miami Beach.
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Miami Beach City Map. Map title: Street Map of Miami Beach.

By FLORIDA - MIAMI)

Miami.: Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce.. No date. Ca. 1947.. Color pictorial / pictographic map, 24 x 9 inches, folding to pamphlet, 9 x 4 inches, color cover illustration. Very good condition. Lively and colorful map of Miami Beach, "America's Year 'Round Playground" with useful statistics and information on verso of brochure. .

$110.00

Cleaning up the Hudson. Sunday News, March 26, 1939.
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Cleaning up the Hudson. Sunday News, March 26, 1939.

By NEW YORK - NEW YORK CITY AREA - HUDSON RIVER - SEWAGEPROJECTS) Sundberg, Edwin L. (illus).

New York.: Sunday News.. 03-26- 1939.. Color map centrefold from issue of Sunday News (NYC), newspaper sheet 15 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches. Chips and tears to right edge and one chip and short tear to top edge; there is another, irregular, fold (in addition to the regular centrefold) and there are some tiny tears along this plus a little loss where this fold and the centrefold intersect. Map would still display well. A most interesting map of the area along the Hudson north of New York City: "With New York City and the Metropolitan area vigorously tackling the problem of sewage disposal, action to be taken by towns in the Hudson River Valley becomes doubly important. This map...shows which municipalities have disposal plants or have plans under consideration..." There is an inset map: "Westchester Projects" marking 17 projects of which nine are completed. Part of the ongoing plan for environmental protection. .

$110.00

Arkansas.  The Wonder State.
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Arkansas. The Wonder State.

By ARKANSAS) Aitchison, R.T. (illus).

Wilmington, DE.: The Mentholatum Co.. Copyright 1941.. Color pictographic / pictorial map, sheet size 17 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches. Tape residue at three corners, two tiny edge tears, good condition. Colorful historical map by R. T. Aitchison. "Inhabited by the Quapaw (Arkansa) Tribe of the Sioux Indian Nation, when white men arrived in this truly Wonder land of mountains, rich lowlands, hot and cold springs, caves, and beautiful lakes and streams." .

$75.00

The Heart of the South: Along the Line of the Atlanta & West Point R.R. and the Western Railway of Alabama.
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The Heart of the South: Along the Line of the Atlanta & West Point R.R. and the Western Railway of Alabama.

By SOUTHERN UNITED STATES) Stark, Henry (photographs by).

St. Louis, MO.: Woodward & Tiernan Printing Company.. 1898.. Rectangular guide book with embossed front cover focusing on "That part of the south lying between Atlanta, Montgomery, and Selma" comprising, the guide book reports, "the line of the march of transition from the old to the new South" with the region’s "energetic industrial development" overcoming "the decaying landmarks of the old regime." The guide book’s avowed purpose is to "awaken an interest in the minds of those who are seeking homes in the South." The guide book’s heavily illustrated pages are devoted to glimpses of the numerous communities in the region described above, with emphasis on the region’s robust agricultural and its industrial base. Map on rear cover illustrates the lines’ extensive network. An uncommon guide book, with only 6 WorldCat listings. One section of considerable interest gives focus to Booker T. Washington’s Tuskegee Institute, founded in 1881. "Tuskegee is trying to meet the long existing demands for a school in which colored young men and women may receive a thorough industrial training." Detailed curricular offerings are listed and the Institute’s robust building program outlined, advancing a job-specific training program on the Institute’s 2000 plus acre campus. .

$245.00

Old New Orleans. COMPLETE WITH FOLDING COLOR MAP: Le Vieux Carre de la Nouvelle Orleans.
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Old New Orleans. COMPLETE WITH FOLDING COLOR MAP: Le Vieux Carre de la Nouvelle Orleans.

By LOUISIANA - NEW ORLEANS) Arthur, Stanley Clisby. Barnes, Myra Zimmerman (map maker).

1954. Eleventh Printing.. Color pictorial folding map, 13 3/4 x 19 3/4 inches including decorative border on sheet 16 3/4 x 21 3/4 inches laid in, two panel black and white map folding into back of book, black and white illustrations, 146pp, index, pictorial paper wrappers, 9 x 6 inches. Previous owner's stamp to cover, verso of frontispiece, and one interior page. Very good condition. The color pictorial map is bordered by color illustrations of places and activities of interest, historical fires, etc. within an attractive ornate ironwork border. .

$95.00

Frances Langford's Outrigger Restaurant.
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Frances Langford's Outrigger Restaurant.

By FLORIDA / MENU)

Jensen Beach, Florida.: Outrigger Restaurant.. No date. Ca. mid 1960s.. Ponderously sized menu, 17 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, featuring the streamlined luncheon options available, states the menu, on "Fashion Show Days." Menu features such gourmet treats as Chicken Chow Mein, Hawaiian Tomato Surprise Moko, and Deluxe Jumbo Hamburger Imperial, priced in the $3.00 to $4.00 range. Photo of the former Hollywood entertainer featured on the front cover. Good condition, with some light creasing. Interesting photos on the menu's interior; these include pictures of Langford's hubby number two, Ralph Evinrude, of outboard motor, snow mobile, and chain saw fame. .

$80.00

Daytona Florida.
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Daytona Florida.

By FLORIDA - DAYTONA)

Daytona, Florida.: Daytona Chamber of Commerce.. No date. Ca. 1922.. Booklet, black and white photo illustrations, unpaginated, 9 x 4 inches unfolding to 9 x 8 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers. Light wear to lower edge of back cover; unusually crisp and clean; very good condition. Attractive booklet featuring images and information about homes, schools, and other relevant facts about Daytona, "The Prettiest Resort in the World". Great cover illustrations, one of a woman surfing. Temperatures listed through 1921. .

$145.00

the Electric Island Miami Beach.  A guide to attractions on and around The Electric Island.
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the Electric Island Miami Beach. A guide to attractions on and around The Electric Island.

By FLORIDA - MIAMI BEACH)

Miami Beach.: Miami Beach Tourist Development Authority.. 1979.. Color map, approximately 10 x 8 inches folding in to color pictorial card wrappers. Short tear at one fold edge, otherwise very good condition. A pop-up map with inset of the Greater Miami area and information on attractions, golf courses etc in Miami Beach. .

$45.00

Map of the Peninsula of Florida and Adjacent Islands.  Florida East Coast Railway.
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Map of the Peninsula of Florida and Adjacent Islands. Florida East Coast Railway.

By FLORIDA)

St. Augustine, FL.: Florida East Coast Railway.. No date. Ca. 1897.. Color map 39 3/4 x 16 inches folding into decorative card covers 8 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Very good condition. Advertising on the inside front cover notes that "Steamship service between Miami, Florida and Nassau, N.P. (Bahama Islands), will be inaugurated early in January, 1898..." The railroad to Miami was completed in 1896. .

$685.00

Official Road Map of Florida.
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Official Road Map of Florida.

By FLORIDA) Hawkins, Edward Meredith (cover illus).

Tallahassee, FL.: Florida State Road Department.. Corrected to August, 1936.. Color road map, 27 1/4 x 28 inches, with decorative pictorial border, folding to pamphlet 9 1/4 x 4 inches, text and black and white photo illustrations on verso. One inch separation at one fold intersection, otherwise very good condition. A detailed map with decorative border in a WPA style illustrating aspects of Florida's history, natural history, economy and way of life. Map is marked "Copyright 1936"; the front cover states "Corrected to August, 1936." Verso includes "Some Points of Interest in Florida" and a "Mileage Table for Principal State Roads". .

$135.00

Miami Florida. The Robert Clay.
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Miami Florida. The Robert Clay.

By FLORIDA - MIAMI)

Miami, FL.: Hotels International, Inc.. No date. Ca. 1946.. Color brochure, 9 x 4 inches, unfolding to 9 x 16 inches. Very good condition. Attractive brochure for the Art Deco style Robert Clay Hotel, built in 1926, now demolished. .

$38.00

Sectional Map of Florida.
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Sectional Map of Florida.

By FLORIDA) Mayo, Nathan.

No Place of Publication.: Florida Department of Agriculture.. September 1946.. Color map, 46 x 47 inches (sheet size) folded as issued. Upper left panel is lightly foxed and has light wear to the fold (this is the outermost panel when folded). Light foxing along a couple of other panel folds (again the outermost panels). Three panels of the verso are toned / foxed, and the title of the map is written on them with ink and pencil. Overall the map is in very good, clean and bright condition. Shows railroads, state parks, boundaries of congressional districts, limits of Everglades, counties, cities and towns. Text insets: Index to Map of Florida; Population of Florida by Counties, 1840 to 1945; Population of Principal Cities of Florida, 1945; Formation of Counties and Changes in their Boundaries by Years; Attractions; Physical Facts. Map is copyright 1946 by the J.W. Clement Co., Buffalo N.Y. .

$135.00

Knoxville, Tennessee, and its Surroundings

By TENNESSEE) Graham, Charles (illus)

New York.: Harper's Weekly.. 05-07- 1887.. Double page b/w wood engraving consisting of six vignettes, 13.25 x 19.75", centerfold, good condition, five binding holes approx. 1/8 x 3/8" each, soft crease across middle. Accompanying text on verso. .

$35.00

This Is Florida and So Is This.
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This Is Florida and So Is This.

By FLORIDA BOOSTER PUBLICATION)

Tallahassee, FL.: Florida State Advertising Commission.. No date. Ca. 1946.. Booklet, 9 x 6 inches, 32 pp, paper covers, photo illustrated. Pictorial map of Florida on front cover depicts a variety of recreational activities while a comparably-sized pictorial map on the booklet's first page features images of agriculture and industry. Verso of front cover features "A Message from Florida" from Governor Millard F. Caldwell who declares "THIS IS FLORIDA -- where one pleasure-filled day follows another." A headline on page 2 of the booklet makes clear the booklet's agenda: "Florida is the ideal place to live." The pages that follow tout the state's agriculture, industry, climate, tax laws, and recreational opportunities, concluding with the observation that Florida is the "year 'round playground for the nation." On verso of rear cover text states "we hope that you have found in these pages enough information to inspire you to want to gain a personal acquaintance with Florida, with the thought of some day coming to live in The Sunshine State." Many heeded the Governor's call, with the state's population increasing 10 fold in the years following WW II. The booklet--a time capsule--is in very good clean condition. .

$45.00

Mount Dora
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Mount Dora

By FLORIDA)

1919.. Booklet, sepia-toned photo illustrations, 32pp, 5 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches, pictorial paper wrappers. Covers a trifle worn, faint soiling and light foxing to a few pages; overall very good condition. Attractive guide book with scenic views of Mt. Dora, Lake County, Florida. Several of the pictures show a 1919 view with the 1914 photo of the same area inset. .

$135.00

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