The Booklover's Map of the United States. Amy Jones.
The Booklover's Map of the United States
The Booklover's Map of the United States
The Booklover's Map of the United States
The Booklover's Map of the United States
The Booklover's Map of the United States
The Booklover's Map of the United States

The Booklover's Map of the United States

New York: R. R. Bowker Co., 1949. Border vignette portraits. Map. 22 1/8" x 27 3/4", mounted on linen 25" x 30 5/8" Very good. There is a bit of age toning to edges, with shallow chipping at lower right margin. No loss of graphics. The map has been professionally backed with linen.

This uncommon literary pictorial map of the United States is labeled with prominent book titles and authors in each state. There are many vignettes depicting local scenes associated with the featured books. There are inset maps of the Boston, Chicago, and New York areas.

Amy Jones was a native of Buffalo, NY and studied at the Pratt Institute Art School in Brooklyn. She painted murals in post offices for the WPA artist program in the 1930s.


Item #783

Price: $450

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