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
Elisabeth and Craig
ALASKA - ERNEST DUDLEY CHASE)
A Pictorial Map of Alaska the 49th State. In Aleut "Alaska" means "Great Country" Population in 1958 about 215,000.
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... Item #51272
CALIFORNIA - ALAMEDA)
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... Item #46791
CALIFORNIA - CITRUS FRUIT INDUSTRY)
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... Item #55104
CALIFORNIA - LAKE TAHOE - RENO)
Lake Tahoe. Lake Tahoe Sierra Association. California - Nevada. Map Title: Lake Tahoe California - Nevada.
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... Item #51689
CALIFORNIA - LOS ANGELES / OLYMPICS)
1932 Olympic Map. Olympic Games. Los Angeles July 30-Aug. 14 1932. California U.S.A. Map title: The Tenth Olympic Games. Los Angeles California. July 30 - Aug. 14 '32. A Complete Map of Los Angeles Area and Guide...
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... Item #35415
CALIFORNIA - NORTHERN)
TWO MAPS: The Pageant of History in Northern California - its colorful and adventuresome beginnings. The Panorama of Today in Northern California. Its resources, activities and opportunities.
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... Item #54430
CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO / WORLD'S FAIRS)
A Memory of the San Francisco World's Fair Presented with the Compliments of the Chicago & North Western Ry. (Map title: Chicago & North Western and its Connections Links the West and the East.)
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... Item #52491
CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO VIEW)
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... Item #55038
CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO)
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... Item #35542
CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO)
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.... Item #55003
CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO)
The People's Map and Guide of San Francisco. (Map title: The People's Map & Guide of San Francisco California.)
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... Item #46823
CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO)
San Mateo Bridge | The Fast Motor Route | Between San Francisco San Mateo | and San Joaquin Valley Sacramento Valley Sierra | Yosemite and Los Angeles. Cross the Bay - | - The Fast Way.
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... Item #55080
CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO)
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... Item #54992
CALIFORNIA - SOUTHERN - EARLY AVIATION)
A Cartograph of Southern California showing how the Land of Sunshine has become so air-minded that everybody flies hither and yon and yon and hither. (Cover title: Three Years Old!)
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... Item #37587
CALIFORNIA - SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES TO SAN DIEGO)
Southern California's Golden Coast and Sunshine Empire. (Map title: Ride the Roads to Romance along the Golden Coast and thru the Sunshine Empire of Southern California.)
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... Item #33992
CALIFORNIA - YOSEMITE - JO MORA)
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... Item #53061
CALIFORNIA) Brown, Karl F. (research).
Roads to Romance. Historic Map Guide. California's Southern Empire. (Map title: Historic Roads to Romance California's Southern Empire Tourist Paradise.)
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... Item #34000
EUROPE / CHROMOLITHOGRAPH MAPS) D'Auray, Jean
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... Item #55092
GERMANY - RHEIN RIVER)
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... Item #55032
The Dole Map of the Hawaiian Islands U.S.A. Being a descriptive portrayal of the history, transportation, industries and geography of the Territory of Hawaii, U.S.A.
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... Item #35776
ISRAEL / PALESTINE / HOLY LAND)
Judaea Seu Palaestina ob sacratissima Redemtoris vestigia hodie dicta Terra Sancta prout olim In Duodecim Tribus Divisa separatis ab invicem Regnis Iuda Et Israel expressis insuper VI ultimi temporis ejusdem Terrae Provinciis.
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. Item #30508
ITALY - RESOURCES)
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... Item #54847
JAPAN - TOKYO)
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... Item #38467
JAPAN - WORLD WAR II - PROPAGANDA)
Target Tokyo. Newsmap for the Armed Forces. Monday, October 18, 1943. 214th Week of the War - 96th Week of U.S. Participation.
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;... Item #54848
No Place of Publication. No publisher. No date. Ca. 1950. Color pictographic / pictorial map, 20 1/2 x 28 1/2 inches. Publishes as a folding pamphlet, this map has been archivally mounted on linen (minimising splits at two folds) very bright and clean, a lovely example. An attractive and richly... Item #55001