Philadelphia. G.M. Hopkins Co., Copyright 1935. [1936 or 1941].
8 plat maps, handcolored, sheet size 24 x 36 inches with centrefold as issued. Damp stain to lower margins of all maps; modest except for sheet 1. Sheet 1 has light dampstain at the left and right lower corners and 1½ repaired tear at the attached tab. Repaired 1 inch tears to Sheet 2 on either side of upper centrefold. Repaired 6 inch tears to sheet 3 on either side of centerfold. Still overall good to very good condition, and eminently displayable. Eight sheets scaled 200 feet to 1 inch. Some maps feature paste-on revisions/up-dates regarding land use. From south to north the maps begin at Fisher's Island and extend north to 75th Street and are bordered to the east by the Atlantic Ocean and to the west by Biscayne Bay. The maps show streets, parks, housing developments, businesses, hotels, government property, casinos and much more, and are a fascinating record of Miami Beach at its pre-World War II height. Item #46695