Lopez, R. (mapmaker).
Havana. Compania Cubana de Aviacion. 1946.
2nd Edition. Folded black and white pictorial map titled "Map of Havana" housed in blue thin card wrapper 7 x 5 inches. Map unfolds to sheet approximately 20 1/4 x 28 inches. All the major buildings, including government, commercial, and entertainment are present pictorially on the map. On verso is a map titled "Plano de Santa Fe," adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico, featuring illustrations of the Casino, the "Summer House 'Las Delicias,'" and other attractions. Also featured is extensive advertising for products "Useful to Tourists." (Silhouettes of the publisher's aircraft are also depicted.) Map identifies the map's "Dibujante" (Draftsman) as "R. Lopez" followed by "2do Edicion 1946." Two small separations at map fold intersections, wear and short split to upper spine of cover; map in overall very good clean condition. No WorldCat listing has been found. A scarce post-war publication portraying in detail the central area of Havana welcoming English-speaking tourists to once again enjoy the pleasures of Havana and environs, readily accessible by air from Miami. Item #55144
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