A Booklover's Map
Amy Jones (Designer and illustrator)
Booklover's Map of the United States
New York: R.R. Bowker, 1949
Color lithograph map
Geography & Map Division
Copyright deposit (181.12)
At the top of the Booklover's Map of the United States are
portraits of a traditional pantheon of American writers including
James Fenimore Cooper, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne,
Edgar Allan Poe, Walt Whitman, and Mark Twain. Insets show the
important literary areas of New York City, Chicago, and Boston.
Writers who lived much of their lives abroad such as Henry James,
Pearl Buck, Ernest Hemingway, and Gertrude Stein, are listed on
a ribbon at the bottom. of the map.