Clason’s Road Map of Florida Showing Paved Roads, All Weather Roads and Other Thoroughfares

An early road map of Florida.

Cartographer(s): Clason Map Company
Date: 1931
Place: Denver
Dimensions: 61 x 45 cm (24 x 17.7 in)
Condition Rating: VG

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SKU: NL-01046 Category:

Description

This is an important early highway map of Florida, with an inset of the southern end of the state that features Miami and Key West. It was published by the Clason Map Company, which issued ground-breaking road maps of the United States, but which was short-lived as a company, making their maps hard to find.

The map presents the newly-created highway system in bold red, showing how the state was connected from Pensacola to Jacksonville, Tampa to Miami. The road system played a key role in Florida’s development and growth.

Comes with original covers, now detached.

Cartographer(s):

Clason Map Company

The Clason Map Company was founded by American author George Samuel Clason. The company was the first to publish a road atlas of the United States and Canada, but did it not survive the Great Depression.

Condition Description

Short tear along central fold line, wear along other fold lines, some pencil markings on verso and recto.

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