1939

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  • A magnificent large and very decorative pictorial map folded in self cover surrounded by notes and illustration of flowers, with the compass rose in the center. Shows buildings. landmarks, peoples, animals, roads, railroads, waterways, churches, tourist attractions, geographical features and places of interest. A short guide by Hans Jenny, and illustrations on verso. Designed by Eduard Imhof after a drawn by Otto Muller. Published by the Swiss National Tourist Office in Bern in 1939.

    • Author: Otto M. Muller
    • Dimension: 76 x 116 cm
    • Place of publication: Bern
    • Year: 1939
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • A lovely and uncommon map showing the French establishments in India published in Paris by the pharmaceutical laboratories Neutroses-Vichy in 1939 at Petit Jean. The French establishments of Pondichéry, Karikal, Yanaon, Mahé and Chandernagore are all in the Indian peninsula and are symbolized by small vignette.

    • Dimension: 310 x 210 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1939
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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
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    A lovely and uncommon map of Southeast Asia showing the French Indochina published in Paris by the pharmaceutical laboratories Neutroses-Vichy in 1939 at Petit Jean. Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam are symbolized by small vignette.

    • Dimension: 310 x 210 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1939
  • A lovely and uncommon map of the world in two hemispheres published in Paris by the pharmaceutical laboratories Neutroses-Vichy in 1939 at Petit Jean. The French colonies around the world are in red.

    • Dimension: 310 x 210 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1939
  • The propaganda poster published in 1939 features a map of the world with Great Britain, France and the various colonies of both nations are highlighted in red. Germany is highlighted in black, whilst Central European areas under German control, including Poland, Austria and Czechoslovakia, are coloured with black diagonal lines. The slogan “Nous vaincrons parce que nous sommes les plus forts. Souscrivez aux bons d’armement” (We win because we are the strongest. Support good armaments)…

    • Author: M. Dechaux
    • Dimension: 58 x 78 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1939