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Rare separately issued map of the central part of Los Angeles, one of the earliest obtainable maps of the heart of the City.

The map was issued as a promotional item for Stoll & Thayer, who were the among the earliest booksellers, stationers and map printers working in Los Angeles. The map includes a detailed table of references (showing the names of public and private buildings, parks, etc.), along with a table showing Rail lines, Sprinkling Hydrants,Graded Streets, Sewer lines and other important details.

One of the earliest obtainable maps of Los Angeles and one of the rarest. OCLC locates only 2 examples (Huntington Library and Bancroft Library). The map was apparently re-issued in 1886 as Stoll & Thayer's Reference Street Map of the City of Los Angeles, for which there is only one example located by OCLC (Library of Congress).

Condition Description
Folding map, flattened and backed on verso, with minor loss at fold intersections and some spotting and soiling.