Candrian’s Double Indexed A to Z Street Guide of San Francisco ... With Car-o-Grams & New Map [cover title].
1926 Combination street guide and city directory of San Francisco, California with fold out map sheet
1926 Pocket directory of San Francisco with foldout map sheet. The combination street guide and city directory includes one unusual feature as part of the text: 68 “Car-O-Grams” or micro maps showing municipal railway and elevated and cable car lines within San Francisco and reaching out to its connecting ferries and suburban towns.
The large fold-out map sheet comprises two maps plus smaller inset maps. These include 1. “Map of the City and County of San Francisco by H.A. Candrian from the Latest Certified Data, 1926” with parks, cemeteries, etc. shaded in green and with insets showing elevations of various highway routes, etc. and 2. “Map of the City of San Mateo also Showing the Latest Additions and Subdivisions” with inset maps of Daly City and San Bruno, both in San Mateo County.
Includes display ads for Cottrell Bros. moving company; Franklin Hospital and its “Training School for Nurses”; Asti Vineyards; The American Bank; and for Candrian’s Street Guides. OCLC returns five possible examples, this published date or earlier.
Description: Candrian’s Double Indexed A to Z Street Guide of San Francisco ... With Car-o-Grams & New Map [cover title].
[San Francisco, Calif.: Candrian Map & Guide Company, 1926]. A–B, , C–Dpp. Booklet with folding map. 7¼ x 3¾ inches. Stiff paper wrappers; stapled. With double-sided fold-out map sheet with inset maps and diagrams, 23 x 27 inches. Ads; 7 pages of railway diagrams. Stationer’s label on upper cover from “Hall & Smith Co….San Francisco.” Few, short separations at map folds; overall, vey good or better.
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