Lot 349 of 522:
Map of Oakland CA business district 1931  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,625
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Business District Map of Oakland, California

Author:
Thomas Brothers

Place:
Oakland, CA

Publisher:
Lionel Wachs Co.

Date:
[1931]

Description:

Printed map. With 3 additional maps & a bird's-eye view from photograph on the back. 51.7x81.7 cm (20½x32¼") on sheet 56x86 cm (22x33¾").

Rare map of downtown Oakland, bounded roughly by 24th St., Alice St., 9th St., and Grove St., oriented with north towards upper left. On the back are maps of the San Francisco-Oakland Metropolitan Area; Map of East Bay Cities; and "Foot Traffic in Oakland's Shopping District, Oakland, California." In additional there is "The Pilot's-eye View of Oakland from Business District to Berkeley Hills." There is also text advancing the postulate that Oakland "has the greatest metropolitan future in all Northern California..." Ink notation near the panel title at lower right of the back of the map reads "Dec. 1931 Map Oakland.." OCLC/WorldCat lists one example of the map, at the University of California, Berkeley, with date given as 1932. There are a few old ink notations on the main map. 


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Condition:
Old folds, very good condition.


 
Item number:
307235
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