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Ventura, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange, and San Diego Counties. Blum, George W. 1896

Ventura, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange, and San Diego Counties. / Blum, George W. / 1896
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Full Title: (Untitled map of Southern California including Ventura, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange, and San Diego Counties.)

Author: Blum, George W.

Date: 1896

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Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Blum, George W.

Date: 1896

Short Title: Ventura, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange, and San Diego Counties.

Publisher: San Francisco: Geo. W. Blum

Type: Book Map

Object Height cm: 35

Object Width cm: 30

Scale 1: 760,320

Note: Bike paths shown in red and labeled with abbreviations. The first abbreviation of the two tells the road condition. Conditions are: G (good), F (fair), P (poor), and V.P. (very poor). The second abbreviation is for the grade of the road. Grades include: L (level), R (rolling), H (hilly), and M (mountainous).

Reference: P11340.

State / Province: California

County: Los Angeles County (Calif.) ; San Diego County (Calif.)

Subject: Bicycle

Full Title: (Untitled map of Southern California including Ventura, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange, and San Diego Counties.)

List No: 1592.007

Series No: 10

Published In: The Cyclers' Guide and Road Book of California Containing Map of California in relief with principal Roads, Seven Sectional Maps showing all available Roads for Cyclers from Chico to San Diego, and a Map of Golden Gate Park. 1896. Price, One Dollar. Compiled and Published by Geo. W. Blum, 330 Pine St., S.F. Edward Denny & Co., Agents. (on verso) Copyrighted 1895 By Geo. W. Blum, San Francisco, Cal.

Publication Author: Blum, George W.

Publication Date: 1896

Publication Reference: P11340.

Publication Note: Early bicycle guide. Phillips dates this as (1895). The large folding map titled "Map of California Roads For Cyclers" shows the state in relief, and is very attractive (usually missing in most copies). Bound with blue cloth covers with "The Cycler's Guide and Road Book" in gold on cover.

Publication List No: 1592.000

Publication Type: Guide Book

Publication Maps: 8

Publication Height cm: 19

Publication Width cm: 11

Image No: 1592007

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