New England auto-route atlas 1925 w/double page maps early auto travelBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Road Atlases, New England, Early Cars, Driving Routes, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island).
Auto Route Atlas of New England.
Published c. 1925, Boston by the Independent Coal Tar Company.
3 double page color lithographed maps plus pictorial wrappers.
Given away by a Coal Company in Boston. the key for each map locates "inter-urban electric lines".
Illustrated paper wrappers. Advertising on rear cover.
Creased across middle from folding long ago, some wear along fold line, old ink letters at top of front cover. Couple edge tears cleanly closed with archival tape.
Text block remains overall clean, and displays a pleasing age patina.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 13 1/4" H x 10 1/4" W.