MAPS at the SAN FRANCISCO MAP FAIR September 21-23 2018
Please visit us at the San Francisco Map Fair September 21 to 23 in San Francisco. Visit the San Francisco Map Fair webpage to see opening times for the fair
We specialise in pictorial maps, but will have a diversity of items on view at the fair. We have provided some "virtual browsing" below with a small selection of the many diverse maps we will be offering. Click on the small image to enlarge
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Chase, Ernest Dudley (illus).
Westwood, MA. Ernest Dudley Chase. Copyright 1959. Two-color pictorial / pictographic map on cream colored paper, image 20 x 27 inches on sheet 21 1/4 x 28 1/4 inches, folding as issued to 8 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches. Good condition: light wear along a few... More
Rhea, J.J. (mapmaker).
1915. Pamphlet / broadsheet with color map 15 x 23 1/2 inches on sheet size 18 3/4 x 32 inches, folding to 9 1/2 x 4 inches, color illustrations and text on verso. A couple of short splits at fold intersections, but still very good condition. This... More
Rambeau, Cal (mapmaker).
Los Angeles. California Fruit Growers Exchange. 1940. Color pictorial / pictographic poster map, 34 3/8 x 21 5/8 inches on sheet 35 1/4 x 22 1/2 inches, published folded, now archivally mounted on linen An uncommon pictorial map of the state of California published by the California... More
Eddy, Gerald (illus).
Tahoe City, CA. Lake Tahoe-Sierra Association. Copyright 1957. PAMPHLET, 9 x 3 3/4 inches, opening to color pictorial map, 17 1/2 x 23 inches, color and black and white photo illustrations and text on verso . Very good condition. This vintage brochure features a color pictorial bird's... More
Atwood, Mary Hall (map designer).
Los Angeles. Union Oil Company. 1932. Color pictographic / pictorial map with pictorial border on sheet 19 x 24 inches, folding as issued to pamphlet 9 1/2 x 4 inches, text and smaller color pictorial map on verso. Very good condition. The full sheet map... More
Sheets, Millard (mapmaker).
San Francisco. American Trust Company. No date. Ca. 1950. Pair of color poster pictorial maps, images 14 3/4 x 21 1/4 inches on sheets size 19 1/2 x 25 inches. Creasing from rolling most visible in the left hand margin, tiny tear at right edge, light wear... More
Chicago. Chicago & North Western Line. No date. Ca. 1939. Pamphlet, 9 3/4 x 4 inches, unfolding to color pictorial map on sheet size 19 1/2 x 31 3/4 inches, color and black and white photo illustrations. Near fine condition. A simple but powerful map highlighting railway connections in red... More
Connecticut. Henry Bill. 1855? Color lithograph, 7 3/8 x 15 5/8 on sheet size 12 3/4 x 16 inches. Originally published folded now archivally linen backed. Two short repaired tears at right edge on miminised; a most attractive image. A most interesting bird's eye view of the compact city of... More
Taylor, Ruth (mapmaker).
San Francisco. San Francisco Peninsula Inc., No date. Ca. 1940. PAMPHLET, folding to approx. 9 x 3 3/4 inches, color pictographic map (10 1/4 x 7 inches), color cover illustrations, black and white photo illustrations, very good condition. Includes pictographic map by Ruth Taylor White, "cartograph of... More
Schenkofsky, Milt (mapmaker).
San Francisco. Richard F. Guggenheim. 1940. Color pictographic / pictorial map on sheet 20 x 28 inches. Map is archivally mounted on linen, minimising various minor condition issues (tear at upper right edge, pinholes to corners, light stain to title area). "Pilot for pixilated philanderers with a.... More
San Francisco. H.W. Faust. Map copyright June 1st., 1882. Cover date: 1883. 3rd Edition. Color street map, 16 x15 inches on sheet 17 1/2 x 16 1/4 inches, folding to 5 3/4 x 3 inches. Only front cover of thin card wrappers is present (lacks guide and back cover). 1... More
San Francisco. San Francisco Bay Toll-Bridge Co., No date. Ca. early 1930s. Pamphlet, six double sided panels folding to 9 x 4 inches, light wear to outside folds, one lower fold intersection has paper loss in the margin not affecting text, few separations at fold ends, overall good crsip condition... More
Lindsay, Charlie (mapmaker).
San Francisco. Tarantino's. No date. Ca. 1950? Color pictorial / pictographic map on thick textured paper 20 x 13 inches. Light toning to edges, corners very lightly bumped, very good bright condition. A strikingly simple, colorful pictorial map of the Bay Area from Mill Valley to Burlingame... More
White, Ruth Taylor (mapmaker).
Western Air Express. 1929. Color illustrated folding advertising card, 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches, opening to color pictographic map with pop-up illustration, 9 1/4 x 10 inches (23.5 x 25.5 cm), in original mailing envelope. Pictographic map with pop-up illustration of propeller plane. From envelope... More
San Bernadino, CA. Southern California Tourist Ass'n. 1963. Color pictorial / pictographic map, multiple fold as issued, 21 1/4 x 33 3/4 inches folding to 8 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches, mint condition. This is a brightly colored and highly decorative bird's eye view style map looking north east from... More
Mora, Jo (mapmaker).
Jo Mora. Copyright 1931. [ 1931]. Color pictographic map / poster, 17 3/4 x 14 inches on sheet 20 x 16 inches, professionally mounted on linen backing. Very good clean condition. This is the first colored issue of the whimsical bird's eye view of the Yosemite valley... More
Owens, Charles H. (mapmaker).
All-Year Club of Southern California and Californians, Inc., No date. Ca. 1940. Green and white bird's eye view pictorial / pictographic map, 16 1/2 x 38 inches, folding as issued to 9 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches, text and brown and white map on verso. Multiple... More
Putnam, Claude G. (cartography by). Research by Karl F. Brown.
Long Beach, CA. Roads to Romance Ass'n. 1946. Color pictorial / pictographic map, multiple fold as issued, 22 x 33 inches on sheet 23 x 35 inches, folding to pamphlet 3 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches. Text on verso. Couple... More
Paris. Librairie de Théodore Lefévre et Co., No date. Ca. 1888. Illustrated children's book, 10 (only) of 12 chromolithographic plates present, color pictorial paper-covered boards with cloth spine, 9 ½ x 11 inches. Considerable wear and spotting to covers, the text block is loose except in places where tape has... More
Herchenhein, Friedrich (illus).
No Place of Publication. No publisher. No date. Ca. 1870. Steel engraved pictorial map with vignette illustrations, sheet size approximately 84 x 11 ¾ inches, multiple folding to 11 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches as issued. Pinholes at corners and at a few folds at edges, some... More
Edwards, Parker (illus).
San Francisco. Hawaiian Pineapple Co., Ltd., 1937. Color pictographic / pictorial map poster, image 17 1/4 x 35 1/2 on sheet 18 1/2 x 36 3/4 inches. Professionally mounted on linen (2 repaired tears and light abrasion to lower right margin now minimised). Very decorative map by... More
Homann, Ioh Baptista (J.B.).
[ 1730]. Map, copperplate engraving with handcolor, 19 x 22 1/4 inches, centerfold. Good to very good condition: insect holes in middle of top and bottom margin, faint toning down centerfold. Attractive cartouche at upper left (uncolored). The Holy Land is divided into twelve tribes. More
Verona, Italy. Casa Editrice A. Mondadori. Ca. early 1920s. Personeni Riservata. Huge wall-sized color pictorial map, 42 x 33 inches (neatline) on sheet 45 x 35 1/2 inches, was folded now archivally mounted on linen. Light wear to fold lines with tiny loss, two short tears now visible only when... More
Tokyo. Charles E. Tuttle Company. 1954. Color map, 36 1/4 x 28 inches (92 x 71 cm), folding as issued to 10 x 7 1/2 inches. Spotting to cover, which is visible on lower left corner (one folded panel) of map on reverse. Overall very good condition. Map shows railways... More
Manning, F.E. (mapmaker).
Washington, D.C. Army Air Forces. [10-18-] 1943. Color poster / map, 47 x 35 1/2 inches (120 x 90 cm), folding as issued now professionally mounted on linen backing. Wear and a little paper loss along the fold lines has been infilled, light toning to lower centrefold;... More