Lot 300 of 455:
Route map from Rochester to Albany  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Goodrich Road Sign: Route Book, Rochester to Albany (wrapper title)

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Place:
Akron, Ohio

Publisher:
B.F. Goodrich Co

Date:
c.1915

Description:

[8] pp. text. With  6 illustration from photographs; 2 folding maps. 24x12.8 cm (9¼x5"), color pictorial wrappers. 

On the inside of the front wrapper is the printed statement, "This map book... charts a most carefully chosen road for touring through one section of the United States... indicates the intersecting roads, the steep up-grades, the approach to the dangers of steam railroads and electric railroads, and the location of every Goodrich road sign." The two folding maps include route map plus inset maps of towns and cities. The six photographic illustrations show the method of putting up Goodrich road signs. OCOC/WorldCat lists only one copy, at the New York State Library, but it has 14 pages of text, the present example only 8. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some soiling and rubbing to wrappers; very good.


 
Item number:
300542a
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