Mapping the Magic City: a compelling 1930s map of Miami.

[Untitled Map of Miami]

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SKU: NL-01298 Category:
Date: ca. 1930
Place: Miami
Dimensions: 43.5 x 55.5 cm (17 x 21.8 in)
Condition Rating: VG
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Two maps in one, this unusual publication features a hand-watercolored map of Miami on one side and a map of the state of Florida on the other side. It appears to have been sponsored by the Miami Herald, and in large type above the state map, we read: “While on your trip through Florida, buy the Miami Herald each morning. You will enjoy reading this complete newspaper.” And yet the map has not been printed on newspaper paper; thus, it appears to be a separate issue.

The attractive Miami map features a variety of useful details for visitors to the city, including an explanation of its street system and rules for pedestrian traffic. Miami beach is characterized by a large number of golf courses.

Condition Description

Folding map with minor wear.