1950

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    A brightly colored map by Frederick Griffin featuring the Arms of the Government of Northern Ireland in the upper and lower margins. The map shows elegant illustrations highlighting the sights, roads, tourist attractions, history, and myths of the region. A key at bottom left identifies a wide range of locations, including ports, youth hostels, golf courses, castles, cathedrals, megaliths, industrial centres, swimming areas, roads, and more. On the verso there is additional promotional text and…

    • Author: Frederick Griffin
    • Dimension: 54 x 40 cm
    • Year: 1950
    • Place of publication: Belfast
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    Pictorial map of Silesia designed in elegant Gothic style by the painter Maximilian Hüttisch (1911-1988) and published in Munich in 1950 at Christ Unterwegs. The map centered on Wroclaw shows the most important cities through their most characteristic historical building and is completed by lovely vignettes depicting the natural, industrial and productive resources of the area. The fine map is completed by a large title cartouche within a festoon, coat of arms of the region…

    • Author: Maximilian Hüttisch
    • Dimension: 54 x 85 cm
    • Place of publication: Monaco
    • Year: 1950
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    A fine map of Spain and Portugal richly embellished by vignettes illustrating the most important historic buildings of Spain. Published by Banco de Bilbao in 1950. Inset Canaries.

    • Author: Banco de Bilbao
    • Dimension: 60 x 83 cm
    • Place of publication: San Sebastian
    • Year: 1950
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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
  • 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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    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
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    Decorative pictorial map of North-Western Africa by Lucien Boucher published by the French bank Crédit Lyonnais. Includes color coded list of agencies and coat of Arms on upper right corner. The lovely vignettes show major buildings and landmarks, parks, roads, cities and towns, etc. Credit Lyonnais, founded in 1863, can be regarded as the archetype of the banking modernization desired by Napoleon III. Title framed with decorative cartouche.
    Design by Lucien Boucher who is a famous commercial poster artist and illustrator born in Chartres in 1889 and died in 1971. Graduated from the Ecole de céramiques de Sèvres, he began his career as cartoonist for the satiric newspaper Le Rire. In the 1920s he worked actively as poster designer for the movies and the advertising industry. He designed a significant number of lithography’s inspired by the surrealism style. He’s very well known of a series of posters (advertising & world map) designed for Air France

    • Author: Lucien Boucher
    • Dimension: 95 x 69 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1950
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    Rare pictorial Lucien Boucher’ map of France published by chemical company Les Mines de potasse d’Alsace. The lovely vignettes are focuzed on agricultural activities of each major cities of the Country. The map is embellished by title framed with decorative cartouche and company’s logo and a large compass rose. Published in Paris, 1950 at Chavane & Cie. Design by Lucien Boucher who is a famous commercial poster artist and illustrator born in Chartres in 1889…

    • Author: Lucien Boucher
    • Dimension: 89 x 53 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1950
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    Deliziosa carta geo-pittorica centrata sul Lago Maggiore che mostra anche il lago di Varese, d’Orta e di Lugano disegnata da Aldo Cigheri nel 1950. La mappa ricchissima di vignette, piccole illustrazioni, vedute ed elementi folklorostici mostra anche le principali vie di collegamento tra le città più importanti della zona. In basso a sinistra una legenda con i segni convenzionali e le principali attrazioni turistiche, naturali, santuari e luoghi meritevoli di una visita. Aldo Cigheri (1909–1995)…

    • Author: Aldo Cigheri
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    • Year: 1950
  • Wonderful decorative map of the French Alsace Wine Region, home of superb Rieslings and highly aromatic Gewürztraminer wines!

    A large very decorative promotional map of the French wine region of Alsace by Willy Fisher and A. Cordier published in Strasbourg at Michel in 1950. The pictorial map shows the various cities of the region with icons of the buildings, scenic areas, manufacturing and farming. All the major towns and cities also have their coat of arms. In the right large cartouche with Bacchus. Above the names of the wines.

    • Author: Willy Fischer
    • Place of publication: Strasbourg
    • Year: 1950
    • Dimension: 100 x 63 cm
  • A beautiful bird’s eye view of Naples and its Gulf with Ischia, Capri, Procida in the foreground and mount Vesuvius smoking. The striking colorfull view, drawn by F.E. Ciavatti, extend from Cuma to Salerno with in the background Benevento and Avellino. Below legenda listing the distance from the various places to Naples.

    • Author: F.E. Ciavatti
    • Dimension: 48 x 68 cm
    • Place of publication: Naples
    • Year: 1950