Hobart and Suburbs. Aerial Survey Maps. Yellow Cabs issue.

By: Hobart:

Price: $110.00

Quantity: 1 available


Published by authority, the Hon. Eric Reece, Minister for Lands and Works. 360x280mm. 46pp (26 coloured maps, one a double-page city map with folding sections), with Street, General and Map gazetteers. Special issue: stapled in stiff card wrappers, illustrated in colour (a bright yellow cab) with ribbon tie at top corner, and an extra 2pp advertising front and back. The decorative cover is quite rubbed; the ribbon tie a little worn but intact. Clean inside. A good copy. ***The first issue of Hobart's street atlas, presentation issue with the compliments of Yellow Cabs, to mark its 25th anniversary. '24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 25 years... the doors of Yellow Cabs have never been closed... Anywhere - at any time - a Yellow Cab can reach you in minutes!'. The first page describes the newly installed 'most modern two-way telephone equipment' and boasts of the company's reputation 'for courtesy and care. In this fast-moving age courtesy in many spheres has become a thing of the past, yet nothing makes the modern world function so smoothly'.

Title: Hobart and Suburbs. Aerial Survey Maps. Yellow Cabs issue.

Author Name: Hobart:

Categories: Tasmania,

Publisher: Hobart, Department of Lands and Surveys: [1948]

Seller ID: 35637

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