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Nice example of the Bootlegger's map of the United States, one of the most interesting of the whimsical / charicature maps published in the early 20th Century.

The map is filled with place names, real and fanciful.

Edward Gerstell McCandlish (born 1887) had an extraordinarily varied working career including being a staff cartoonist at the Washington Post where he illustrated a Sunday column called the "Bunny Tots", an illustrator of many children's books and designer of many toys, and designer of three humorous pictorial maps: The Bootlegger's Map of the United States, The Ration Map of the U.S., and the "Un-Convention-Al Map of New Haven."

His family has a website devoted to his children's book illustrations at