World maps and Celestial

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  • 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
  • pictorial map world

    Color pictorial map of the world with decorative border and coat of arms of major cities. Designed by Jacques Liozu, published by Ode Paris in 1951.

    • Author: Jacques Liozu
    • Dimension: 33 x 50 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1951
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    A rare 1945 pictorial world map by Herbert Leupin, one of the most successful poster artists of all time.

    • Author: Herbert Leupin
    • Dimension: 46 x 80 cm
    • Place of publication: Bern
    • Year: 1945
  • A decorative world map showing the significant expansion of the airline network from Paris to Europe, Africa, Americas, Asia and Australia. The map was published to advertise also the comfortable aircraft Vickers Viscount a new British medium-range turboprop airliner first flown in 1948, the first such aircraft to enter service in the world. The Viscount was well received by the public for its cabin conditions, which included pressurisation, reductions in vibration and noise, and panoramic windows. It became one of the most successful and profitable of the first post-war transport aircraft. The large map, published by Atelier Perceval as depliant brochure in 1950 is decorated by a compass rose. On the verso pics of the aircraft and description of its comforts and some photos of the most beautiful destinations.

    • Author: Perceval
    • Dimension: 49 x 88 cm
    • Year: 1950
    • Place of publication: Paris
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    A decorative world map showing the significant expansion of the airline network from Paris to Europe, Africa, Americas, Asia and Australia. The map was published to advertise also the comfortable aircraft Vickers Viscount a new British medium-range turboprop airliner first flown in 1948, the first such aircraft to enter service in the world. The Viscount was well received by the public for its cabin conditions, which included pressurisation, reductions in vibration and noise, and panoramic windows. It became one of the most successful and profitable of the first post-war transport aircraft. The large map, published by Atelier Perceval as depliant brochure in 1950 is decorated by a compass rose. On the verso pics of the aircraft and description of its comforts and some photos of the most beautiful destinations.

    • Author: Perceval
    • Dimension: 49 x 88 cm
    • Year: 1950
    • Place of publication: Paris
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    A very decorative world map by Lucien Boucher created for Air France published in Paris at atelier Perceval, 1939.
    This is one of the first maps of Air France which was founded in October 1933. Shows the beginning routes of the airline, extending west to the Americas and east to China. The route Paris-New York shown dotten because still in study (the first travel was in 1946). The whole world is filled with beautiful illustrations, including local scenes, animals, birds topography and elements specific to each continent. Airplanes are seen flying in the sky with a curios airplane shadow near northern Europe, while the oceans are filled with sea monsters and ships, which suggest the contrasting ancient shipping routes with the new air routes, as the title indicates. Beautiful colors. Routes highlight in gold.

    • Author: Lucien Boucher
    • Dimension: 60 x 96 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1939
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    A very attractive chart of the heavens and the zodiacal constellations designed by Lucien Boucher for Air France published at Atelier Perceval, 1951. The amazing promotional poster, decorated with many attractive drawings and designs, shows the constellations of the northern and southern skies overlain by a globe showing Air France routes. In the four corners cherubs blowing into the skies and the Milky Way flowing through the constellations.The map is decorated with many particulars shaded in gold.

    • Author: Lucien Boucher
    • Dimension: 35 x 58 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1951
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    1934 pictorial map designed by George Annand celebrating Richard Byrd’s second expedition to the Antarctic.

    • Author: George Annand
    • Dimension: 44 x 58 cm
    • Year: 1934
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    Color pictorial map of the world showing travel Lufthansa’s routes and connections with Lufthansa plane flying over map of the world. Map representing landmarks, major cities, and people. Includes compass rose decorated with Lufthansa logo.

    • Author: G. Bormann
    • Dimension: 46,5 x 72 cm
    • Place of publication: Berlin-Schonefeld
    • Year: 1962
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    Grande e dettagliatissima carta pittoresca del mondo disegnata da F. Heinrichsen che mostra attraverso deliziose vignette l’ingegno e l’operosità dell’uomo e le caratteristiche di tutte le aeree della Terra: accanto a ogni toponimo sono infatti riportate le caratteristiche del luogo come per esempio il tabacco a Cuba, il rum e lo zucchero nelle isole caraibiche, oro e diamanti in alcune aree dell’Africa, petrolio in Arabia, le famose olive di Creta o le vignette degli agrumi…

    • Author: F. Heinrichsen
    • Dimension: 114 x 66,5 cm
    • Place of publication: Stuttgart
    • Year: 1947
  • A complete set of gores (12 sheets) for a pair of globes, including calottes and printed matter for the horizon and meridian rings. The terrestrial gores show the tracks of all three of Cook’s voyages, along with his discoveries. The celestial gores, based on the observations of Flamsteed and Lacaille, are beautifully engraved and colored using the traditional, pictorial symbols for the constellations. Bound in original binding with frontispiece of Cassini’s famous work “Nuovo Atlante…

    • Author: CASSINI Giovanni Maria
    • Year: 1790
    • Dimension: 320 x 490 mm
    • Place of publication: Rome
  • Rare pictorial map of the world by Gianni Ciferri published in Brescia in 1963 exclusively for school’s teachers. There are several and lovely vignettes throughout the map to illustrate the main features of the various areas of the world. At right eight views showing London, Niagara Falls, New York etc…

    • Author: Gianni Ciferri
    • Dimension: 52 x 75 cm
    • Place of publication: Brescia
    • Year: 1963