American Airlines Flagship Routes c.1945 Cartoon Pictorial Map Flight Routes mapBrian DiMambro
(Old Maps, 20th Century Maps, Travel, Tourism, Vintage Advertising, American Airlines, Cartoon Pictorial Maps, Flight Routes).
America Airlines Route of the Flagships in Relation to the Air Transport System of the United States.
Published c. 1945-50, New York by General Drafting Company for American Airlines
Folding brochure. Text in English. Unfolds to a great cartoon pictorial map of the United States showing major air travel routes.
Publisher's color lithographed pictorial paper wrappers folded into panels, printed on both sides.
Item is over 100 years old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Paper gently age worn, slight rubbing, small loss at corners of blank margin due to having been tacked up for display in the past, remains overall clean and attractive as a fragile survival.
Paper is lightly toned, couple short splits along fold lines, signs of handling, small scattered spotting, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. The scarce item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and overall is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Covers measures c. 8" H x 4" W.