Lauritzen, Dillon (mapmaker).
Automobile Club of Southern California. 1932.
Color pictorial map, 22 x 32 3/4 inches (56 x 83.5 cm) on sheet 28 x 42 1/4 inches (71 x 107 cm), pictorial decorative borders on 3 sides. Several edge tears up to 1/4 inch (well outside map area), some soft creasing from rolling; overall very good clean condition. An interesting and extremely decorative historical map, with elaborate cartouche and small pictographs depicting animal life (buffalo etc), Indian settlement etc. and dotted lines showing the extensive explorations of the Spanish. The legend at lower left lists 30 explorations and the text on three sides of the map gives information on the historical figures mentioned. This was published as a supplement to Touring Topics, the publication of the Automobile Club of Southern California, but this is the unfolded edition. Item #55456