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Title: Ride the Roads to Romance along the Golden Coast and thru the Sunshine Empire of Southern California.
Published in: California, 1950
Size: 21.5 x 32.3 inches.
54.5 x 82.0 cm.

In printed coloiurs.
Condition: Offset. In excellent overall condition. Folding map with folds flattened out. The odd tiny tear and repaired nick to margins. Good impression, decent margins.
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A striking visual chromo lithographic touring map of Southern California, published in 1950 by the Roads to Romance Association in order to promote tourism to Southern California. It provides you with a wealth of local information, guides and pictures. The map extent is from Malibu Beach to Ensenada in Mexico.
It shows Las Vegas and Death Valley on the horizon, the Mojave Desert, a section of the Colorado River, major roads, trails mountains, forests and lakes, in addition to many places of interest, shown pictorially and of course geographically.
Californian Counties covered are: San Bernadino, Riverside, Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego and Imperial. Seen off the coast are: yachts, airplanes, islands, surfers, a compass rose and fish.

On the reverse is a mass textural information, a larger, general map of the area, a pictorial front cover, and a large blue coloured vignette, surrounded by appropriate coloured photographs of local sights and attractions.

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ROADS TO ROMANCE ASSOCIATION INC. - Ride the Roads to Romance along the Golden Coast and thru the Sunshine Empire of Southern California.

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