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  • An attractive miniature map of South America 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.

    • Author: STARLING Thomas
    • Year: 1833
    • Dimension: 90 x 145 mm
    • Place of publication: London
  • An attractive and really uncommon miniature map of the Pacific Islands with an inset of Hawaii. From popular Starling’s 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.

    • Author: STARLING Thomas
    • Year: 1833
    • Dimension: 145 x 90 mm
    • Place of publication: London
  • Uncommon brochure with a reduced version of the famous and decorative double hemisphere pictorial map prepared by Luc-Marie Bayle for TAI Transport Aeriens Intercontinentaux. The depliant shows all the routes of the company.
    TAI routes are shown in red. The Transport Aeriens Intercontinentaux company began as a charter airline in June 1946 in association with the Messageries Maritime Shipping Company.

    • Author: Luc Marie Bayle
    • Dimension: 41 x 24 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
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    First edition of the decorative double hemisphere pictorial map prepared by Luc-Marie Bayle for TAI Transport Aeriens Intercontinentaux with two decorative compass rose oriented with the north to the upper margin. The hemispheres are surrounded by fun images of various explorers in divers modes of transport a hot air balloon, early and later forms of aeroplanes, rowing boats, sailing ships, galleons, whales and fish. TAI routes are shown in red. The Transport Aeriens Intercontinentaux company began as a charter airline in June 1946 in association with the Messageries Maritime Shipping Company.

    • Author: Luc Marie Bayle
    • Dimension: 51 x 73 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1948
  • Beautiful little map based on Ortelius? famous map of the Holy Land. It is oriented with east at the top and centered on Samaria. From the Mercator Hondius “Atlas Minor” published in Amsterdam in 1648 at Jannsonius with german text on verso. In 1607 Jodocus Hondius published a reduced size version of Mercator’s “Atlas”, itself suitably titled “Atlas Minor”. The maps were copied from those of the great cartographer Mercator of around 1580-90 or were reductions of Hondius’ own maps of 1606. Almos

    • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
    • Year: 1648
    • Dimension: 196 x 134 mm
    • Place of publication: Amsterdam
  • One of the earliest obtainable modern maps of the Holy Land, which appeared in the first edition of Munster’s Geographia, first published in Basle in 1540. Here in the 1552 edition easily recognized by the presence of latitude and longitude borders. The map extends from Sidon and the land of the Phoenians in the north to Gaza in the south with numerous Biblical sites and a number of vignettes. The inset is a key of ancient and modern placenames. This map is orientated with west at the top and is based on earlier maps by Munster and Ziegler. From the rare “Geographia Universalis, Vetus et Nova, complectens Claidii Prolemaei Alexandrini enarrationis libros VIII” published in Basel at Heinrich Petri in 1552.

    • Author: MUNSTER Sebastian
    • Year: 1552
    • Dimension: 285 x 378 mm
    • Place of publication: Basle
  • pictorial map antarctica
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    Interesting folding map of Antarctica, one of the most decorative maps published as part of the celebration of the International Geophysical Year (July 1957-December 1958). It shows the whole continent with the natural features drawn in blue and the international bases drawn in red. The decorative pictorial border shows key explorers such as Amundsen, Scott and Shackleton, fundamental equipment for exploration, some of the ships used by various explorers and animals found in and around…

    • Author: The Daily Telegraph
    • Dimension: 72 x 47 cm
    • Place of publication: London
  • Delightful small map of the ancient Turkish empire covering the Middle East (including Arabia and Oman) from the Mercator Hondius “Atlas Minor” published in Amsterdam in 1648 at Jannsonius with german text on verso. In 1607 Jodocus Hondius published a reduced size version of Mercator’s “Atlas”, itself suitably titled “Atlas Minor”. The maps were copied from those of the great cartographer Mercator of around 1580-90 or were reductions of Hondius’ own maps of 1606. Almost 20 years later Joannes J

    • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
    • Year: 1648
    • Dimension: 190 x 130 mm
    • Place of publication: Amsterdam
  • Turkey

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    A rare decorative large pictorial map of Turkey showing the economic production activities and sites in the Country. Includes text, table of export production data, color illustration of national flag, and photographic illustrations of economic activities.
    Drawn by Liam Dunne (signed at bottom left) published in New York in 1950 circa.

    • Author: Liam Dunne
    • Dimension: 51 x 81 cm
    • Place of publication: New York
    • Year: 1950
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    An attractive miniature map of Turkish Empire centered on Natolia and Cyprus 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.

    • Author: STARLING Thomas
    • Year: 1833
    • Dimension: 145 x 90 mm
    • Place of publication: London
  • Rare set of the world and four continents from the Mercator’s “Atlas Minor” published in 1648 with german text on verso. The double hemisphere map of the World, engraved by Abraham Goos replaces the 1607 Hondius plate previously used by Jansson. California shown as an island. Large passage between Asia and the North West Coast of America. Includes elaborate strapwork border, two notes in Latin, an elaborate compass rose and sphere and other embellishments. Regarding the map of America the most i

    • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
    • Year: 1648
    • Dimension: 200 x 145 ca each
    • Place of publication: Amsterdam
  • Lovely pictorial map of the United States featuring information about the varied backgrounds of the citizens and the industries in different parts of the country. The very decorative promotional map issued for the Brussels Universal Exhibition of 1958 shown on America as a multi-national, multi-cultural nation. The map is covered with pictorial images of historical sites and Americans working and playing. Labels on each state show the principal national origins of the residents, for example, Danish, Dutch and German in South Dakota. Across the top are eight figures in stereotypical native clothing (kilt, sombrero, wooden shoes). Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and Alaska are shown as territories. At Bottom left the author’s signature. This map was issued as a folded map and it retains its folds.

    • Author: Mary Ronin
    • Dimension: 49 x 69 cm
    • Year: 1958