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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 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
  • This attractive map shows all of the continent in Zatta?s beautiful style that exemplifies his fine engraving. The map extends to include part of Central America and south to show all of Patagonia and the Straits of Magellan. The title cartouche rests in the lower left corner and features plants and fruit. The map names and delineates each political region, and is filled with place names and good detail of rivers and mountains. [cod.1169/15]

    • Author: ZATTA Antonio
    • Year: 1779
    • Dimension: 300 x 400 mm
    • Place of publication: Venice
  • Amerique

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    Interesting map of America with high detail and beautifull decorative colouring. 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. The remaining maps are also very well executed and colored. This is the only … [cod.1091/15]

    • Author: GARNIER Francis Marie Joseph
    • Year: 1862
    • Dimension: 680 x 510 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
  • A fascinating engraved map dated third years after the French revolution showing all of North and South America published in Paris by Basset, based upon work of Johann Baptist Nolin. The map includes a large inset map showing the “New Discoveries” in the Northwest part of America, most notably the depiction of prospective routes from Hudson’s Bay and Baffin’s Bay to the Pacific Ocean, based upon information provided by Joseph Nicolas De L’Isle, reporting on…

    • Author: NOLIN Jean Baptiste
    • Year: 1795
    • Dimension: 470 x 680 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
  • Lovely map by Eduard Dumas-Vorzet showing in nice details north America and Canada. At left inset the new polar discoveries on the Smith Sounds. From the famous Atlas Universel d’Histoire et de Geographie by Marie Nicolas Bouillet published in Paris in 1877.

    • Author: Eduard Dumas-Vorzet
    • Year: 1877
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Dimension: 260 x 200 mm
  • arabia antique map

    The fine map of the Arabian Peninsula showing Yemen, Oman, Bahrein, Qatar, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia from the first edition of Geographia di Claudio Tolomeo by Girolamo Ruscelli published in Venice in 1561 at Valgrisi. There is a really interesting Italian text on verso that describes the early history and geography of the area. A feature of this first state is that some maps haven’t the platemark at top because two maps were engraved on…

    • Author: RUSCELLI Girolamo
    • Year: 1561
    • Dimension: 180 x 240 mm
    • Place of publication: Venice
  • Asia

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    Miniature map from “Neu aussgeffertigter kleiner Atlas” by J. Muller published in Franckfurt in 1702 at Johann Philip Andrea. Engraved with great care by G. Karsch e G. Bodeneher. Rare.

    • Author: MULLER Johann Ulrich
    • Year: 1702
    • Dimension: 70 x 80 mm
    • Place of publication: Frankfurt
  • Asien

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    Lovely engraved map based on the cartography by C. Franz Radefeld (1788-1874) showing the whole Asia. From the “Meyer’s Neuester Zeitungs Atlas” published by Bibliographischen Instituts in Hildburghausen in 1849-52. The innovation of this work is that almost all maps had small inserts showing richly detailed maps of major cities and their surrunding areas: so not only could travellers carry the atlas with them easily, they could also obtain an initial orientation to their destination when they a

    • Author: MEYER Joseph
    • Year: 1849
    • Dimension: 180 x 220 mm
    • Place of publication: Hildburghausen
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    colourful large promotional map by Leon Craste designed to promote tourism and commercial development in Cameroon. Published by French Ministry of Overseas in 1950 at Imprimerie A. Karcher. The map shows the area from French West Africa (A.O.F.) and Nigeria to French East Africa and from Lake Chad to Gabon and Spanish Guinea; it is richly decorated by lovely illustrations of African animals (elephants, rhinos, lions, hippos, giraffes etc.) and a native people going about…

    • Author: Leon Craste
    • Dimension: 120 x 80 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1950