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America: Beauty - Wonders - Inspiration - Progress - Without End by Canada And Mexico Railroads Of The United States

America: Beauty - Wonders - Inspiration - Progress - Without End

by Canada And Mexico Railroads Of The United States

Publication: Poole Bros, 1936, Chicago

First edition. Contains a pictorial full-color map [25 1/2" x 30 3/8"] on a single sheet [26 3/4" x 31 1/2"] that folds down to 9" x 4." The colorful map is in fine, unused condition. Charming prewar pictorial map of America, southern Canada and northern Mexico for the prospective European tourist to North America, that features regional attractions and themes. Inset table of one way distances between a list of cities and New York, Boston, Montreal and Norfolk. Reverse contains brief descriptions of regions and sites. "America Invites You. The railroads of the United States, Canada and Mexico -what we over here call America -extend to you, the peoples of Europe, a very cordial invitation to visit us, to travel about among us -to learn at first hand something of our great development and to carry back to your homelands that real understanding of our land and our people that only travel can impart." Two minor rubs to the cover, else a fine copy.

Inventory Number: 47186

$495.00