New York. Arbuckle Bros. Coffee Co., 1889.
Trade card, 3 x 5 inches, chromolithographic map and vignette illustrations on one side, text on verso. Light soiling to text side, very good condition. This is one of a series of premium cards issued in the late 1800s by Arbuckle Coffee Company, this being from the series of 50 countries, showing a map surrounded by vignette illustrations of "the peculiarities of industry, scenery, etc.." This card includes the countries of Guatemala, Balize (sic), Honduras, Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. The vignette illustrations depict "Felling Mahogany" and "Pine Apples." As they had when they were first issued for advertising purposes, these attractively colored cards have exceptional popular appeal and make an unusual addition to a map collection or a great keepsake of a favorite place. Item #40582
Price: $27.00 save 30% $18.90