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  • neuman octopus map prussia

    Striking French propaganda poster map showing Germany as a monstrous octopus threatening Europe with tentacles extending not only west to France, England, Spain and Italy, but to the Balkans and Greece, Turkey and Asia Minor, Romania and Russia. Germany is shown in different shadings of red, indicating its numerous annexations of surrounding territory since 1740, the most recent being the 1871 seizure of Alsace-Lorraine during the Franco-Prussian War making a comparison between the territorial conquest…

    • Author: Maurice Neumont
    • Dimension: 60 x 78 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1917
  • Decorative large pictorial system map of Europe and Northern Africa signed Hawes, showing BEA and affiliate routes (Aer Lingus, Alitalia, Cyprus Airways, Gibraltar Airways, and The Malta Airlines). Illustrated with figures representing regional dress; animals and fish; landmarks; mountain ranges; roads; railways; and major cities. The map is embellished by BEA airliner depicted over the Mediterranean Sea and compass rose with the Coat of Arms. Published in London, 1953 by George Philip & Son, Ltd. British…

    • Author: George Philip & Son, Hawes
    • Dimension: 85 x 109 cm
    • Place of publication: London
    • Year: 1953
  • Miniature map covering area of Chalons, Avalon and Dijon. From “Theatro del Mondo” the famous plagiarised version of Ortelius’ pocket atlas published specifically for the Italian market by Pietro Marchetti. First printed in Brescia this is the really rare Venetian edition of 1667. [cod.1212/15]

    • Author: MARCHETTI Pietro
    • Year: 1667
    • Dimension: 75 x 105 mm
    • Place of publication: Venice
  • Fascinating map, showing the routes of the Barbarians throughout Europe and the Mediterranean finely engraved by Pietro Allodi after a drawn by Filippo Naymiller. From Atlante di geografia universale: cronologico, storico, statistico e letterario. Milan, 1860 at Tipografia Pagnoni.

    • Author: Filippo Naymiller, Francesco Pagnoni
    • Year: 1860
    • Place of publication: Milan
    • Dimension: 43 x 33 cm
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    Rare 1950 pictorial map of Europe produced for educational purposes showing the continent at the beginning of 20th century. There are lovely vignettes throughout the map to illustrate the main features of the various area.

    • Author: Anon.
    • Dimension: 60 x 80 mm
    • Year: 1950
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    Very decorative pictorial map of Europe by Joop Geesink for KLM, Royal Dutch Airlines. The stunning map depicts the entire continent richly embellished by lovely vignettes in cartoon style. The map is surrounded by medallions naming KLM’s various subsidiaries and the countries to which the KLM subsidiary flies.
    Joop Geesink was a Dutch TV producer and puppet film animator, best known for creating ‘Rick de Kikker’ (1966-1968) and his signature character ‘Loeki de Leeuw’ (1972-2004), who livened up countless commercial TV breaks. He headed his own Dollywood studio, which was often in close association with the Marten Toonder Studios. However, he was also a comic artist.

    • Author: Joop Geesink
    • Dimension: 40 x 54,5 cm
    • Place of publication: Haarlem
    • Year: 1957
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    A lovely and uncommon map of Europe published in Paris by the pharmaceutical laboratories Neutroses-Vichy in 1939 at Petit Jean. The European countries are symbolized by small vignette: the Eiffel Tower for France, the bullfighter for Spain, the golf player for England, the kilt dancer for Scotland, the loggers in Sweden and Norway, the beer in Germany etc. The French colonies of North Africa (Algeria, Tunisia) and the Near East (Syria) are in red.

    • Dimension: 310 x 210 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1939
  • An attractive miniature map of Europe by Thomas Starling from popular Victorian atlas “The Royal Cabinet Atlas, And Universal Compendium Of All Places In The Known World” published by Bull and Churton in London in 1833. The map is accompanied by a page of text giving the latitude and longitude of the major towns. [cod.1026/15]

    • Author: STARLING Thomas
    • Year: 1833
    • Dimension: 145 x 90 mm
    • Place of publication: London
  • The rare map of Europe prepared by J. Nolin and re-issued by Basset corrected and improved during “l’An 3 de la Republique Francaise” by Longchamps. It comes with two columns on the left and right side describing the different regions and empires.

    • Author: NOLIN Jean Baptiste
    • Year: 1795
    • Dimension: 470 x 650 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
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    A lovely little map of Europe engraved by Elias Baeck from the rare “Der curiose und .. Nussliche Dollmetscher..” published in Augsburg in 1748 by Erdmann Machenbauer. The map has a decorative cartouche and nice original colouring.

    • Year: 1748
    • Dimension: 220 x 160 mm
    • Place of publication: Augsburg
  • Uncommon anti-German propaganda postcard printed in occasion of the entry into the war of Italy during the first World War.
    The Empire Austro-Hungarian is depicted as an octopus that with its tentacles it subjugates various territories such as the Bohemia, Galicia, Trentino, Istria, Croatia Slavonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Albania. On the left the explanation of the lovely anthropomorphic map: “Italians, if we do not want to become slaves of the hanger, let us all be united in one will and with one word: Outside the Germans!”. Published in Milan at La Zincografica in 1915.

    • Author: La Zincografica
    • Dimension: 9 x 14 cm
    • Place of publication: Milan
    • Year: 1915
  • A beautiful 1917 French propaganda postcard showing in a satirical manner the German territorial expansion in Europe in the form of an octopus.

    • Author: Varry
    • Dimension: 90 x 140 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1917