Boston Massachusetts c. 1935 rare pictorial city plan sightseeing mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Maps, Americana, New England, Massachusetts, Boston, City Plan, Sightseeing Guide, Travel, Tourism).
Boston Street Guide Map: City Proper, Back Back Historic Sites, Points of Interest, Museum, Hotel, Theatres, Etc.
Published c. 1935-9, Somerville, Massachusetts by New England Map Co.
Early 20th century folding city plan. Text in English.
Publisher's card stock pictorial paper covers. Large folding map with a detailed index printed on reverse.
Scarce pre-WW II pictorial city map, which has the very rare distinction of having a word misspelled ("giude") within the main title across the top!
The plan is surrounded by eleven pictorial vignettes showing key historical features around the city.
Item is old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Paper covers age worn, slight rubbing, remains overall clean and attractive as a fragile survival.
Paper is clean, well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. The scarce map displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this interesting pictorial cartographic tourist pocket map survives.
Covers measures c. 8 1/4" H x 4 1/4" W.
Map measures c. 16 1/2" H x 22" W.