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    Large poster map showing the origin (highlighted in shiny silver) of the ingredients for the production of Astra’s margarine. Palm and peanut oil from French West and Equatorial Africa. The coconut oil from Polynesia. Published in Paris at Courbet 1955.

    • Author: Atelier Coubert
    • Dimension: 120 x 80 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1955
  • china map
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    Rara pubblicazione separata di propaganda che mostra la carta geografica della Cina circondata da otto medaglioni con i ritratti del leader militari cinesi con Mao Tse Toung in alto al centro. La carta mostra in basso l’epilogo della guerra civile cinese con un soldato che infilza una bandiera nella schiena del generale Chiang Kai-shek. Il primo ottobre 1949 Mao Tse-tung e le truppe dell’Esercito di Liberazione del Popolo entrarono a Piazza Tienanmen, sconfiggendo definitivamente i…

    • Dimension: 48 x 36 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1949
  • missionary world map vintage

    Interesting 1936 world map showing the areas served by the German Protestant missions. The title points out that 6000 missionaries were active around the world and three inserts list the 57 missions with their location and German city of origin.

    • Dimension: 25 x 38 cm
    • Year: 1936
  • A rare satirical caricature on the independence struggles within the Ottoman empire showing a fine view on Istanbul and the Bosporus with figures representing Greece, Romania, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Macedonia and Armenia, looking at a deflated hot air balloon the “Concerto Europeo” with the head as an English man all vaguely in the shape of Europe. From the Italian satirical newspaper Il Papagallo, a satirical magazine dedicated exclusively to international politics founded in Bologna, 1873 by Augusto…

    • Author: Augusto Grossi
    • Dimension: 40 x 56 cm
    • Place of publication: Bologna
    • Year: 1899
  • A magnificent wall map in 4 sheets joined of South America published by Robert Sayer (1725 – 1794) and John Bennett (active: 1770-1784) in London in 1775. Depicts the continent in full with inset of the Falkland’s Islands at top right. Heavily detailed map, with countless place names, a large scenic & elaborate cartouche at lower right. The cartouche displays a skirted native in headdress, sack of gold coins, fruits. vegetation, a dog, raft, birds, and a distant river scene with small huts. A descriptive panel at the left margin detailing the “Division of South America with a Summary Account of its’ Trade”. Some minor creases where the folds crossing. Overall in good condition.

    • Author: D’ANVILLE Jean Baptiste Bourguignon
    • Year: 1775
    • Dimension: 990 x 1180 mm
    • Place of publication: London
  • Uncommon map of Africa by G. Kearsley engraved by James Barlow published in London in 1807.

    • Author: George Kearsley, James Barlow
    • Dimension: 18 x 21,5 cm
    • Place of publication: London
    • Year: 1807
  • A fashinating engraved map of Africa by J.B. Nolin here corrected by L- Denis with the last discoveries. Elaborate decorative cartouche. Side text in French. Published in Paris and dated second years after the French revolution. [cod.1093/15]

    • Author: NOLIN Jean Baptiste
    • Year: 1793
    • Dimension: 470 x 650 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
  • A lovely and uncommon map of French equatorial Africa published in Paris by the pharmaceutical laboratories Neutroses-Vichy in 1939 at Petit Jean. The French Congo, Gabon, Oubangui-Chari  (now Central African Republic) and Chad are symbolized by small vignette.

    • Dimension: 310 x 210 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1939
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    A large pictorial map by J. Choain Audiberti of French Equatorial Africa showing several African countries including Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Gabon, Central African Republic and the Belgian Congo. The map is illustrated with lovely vignettes of people, farming, trees, mountains and animals like tigers, camels, horses, antelopes, ostriches, giraffes, elephants. It is completed by ships at sea, cars driving through the desert, planes flying over the map; at bottom a fine cartouche with a traditional African village scene surrounding the larger map of Africa. Published in Paris, 1950

    • Author: J. Choain Audiberti
    • Dimension: 120 x 80 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1950
  • Detailed and very fine map of South Africa showing the Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles. From Atlas Spheroidal et Universel de Geographie by M.F.A. Garnier published in Paris at Veuve Jules Renouard in 1862. This atlas is exceptional for its “spheroidal” maps of the globe, showing the various continents and poles, shaded to give the effect of a sphere floating in space. [cod.1091/15]

    • Author: GARNIER Francis Marie Joseph
    • Year: 1862
    • Dimension: 350 x 480 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
  • A lovely and uncommon map of French west Africa published in Paris by the pharmaceutical laboratories Neutroses-Vichy in 1939 at Petit Jean. The Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Niger, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal, Guinea, and the other french regions are symbolized by small vignette.

    • Dimension: 310 x 210 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1939
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    A colourful promotional map of French West Africa by Leon Craste designed to promote tourism and commercial development in French West Africa, which continued to operate as a political federation until 1960. Published by French Ministry of Overseas in 1951. The map shows the area from Atlantic Ocean to Chad and Cameroon and from Algeria to Togo including the colonies of Mauritania, Sudan, Senegal and Ivory Coast and some of the Portuguese territories like Guinea-Bissau, Gambia, Ghana and Nigeria. Illustrations of major cities, agricultural products, natural resources and exotic animals are on display, along with an inset showing French possessions relative to the entire continent.

    • Author: Leon Craste
    • Dimension: 120 x 80 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1951