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[Italia]

Rare woodcut map of Italy based on Coppo, Rosselli and Vavassori orientated with the south on right. From the famous Schwyzer Chronik by Johann Stumpf, the first atlas printed in Switzerland. Within a page of german text. Original colors.

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  • Author: Johann Stumpf
  • Place of publication: Zurich
  • Dimension: 135 x 165 mm
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[Italia] with Aquila in search of the finest Italian Cooking

Carta geografica pittorica dell’intera Italia edita come pieghevole per scopi promozionali dall’Aquila raffineria di oli minerali di Trieste che descrive i piatti tipici del Bel Paese per i viaggiatori stranieri. Ai lati legenda con la descrizione in inglese delle prelibatezze culinarie e al verso le caratteristiche e peculiarità delle varie regioni italiane. L’Abruzzo e il Moline ancora come un’unica regione. Stampata presto I.G.D.A di Novara nel 1959.

  • Author: I.G.D.A Istituto Geografico De Agostini
  • Dimension: 44 x 56 cm
  • Place of publication: Novara
  • Year: 1959
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[Liverpool] Beatles Map

The Beatles Map shows a topographic layout of Liverpool highlighting the places well known (it also has their Yellow Submarine characters & the sub itself in the Mersey!) to Beatles buffs such as Quarrybank High School, their birthplaces & many other Beatle landmarks. Printed in darkgreen on light green paper by City of Liverpool Public Relations Office and published in 1974 to commemorate the buildings and places where the Beatles started their career.

  • Author: City of Liverpool Public Relations Office
  • Dimension: 37 x 42,5 cm
  • Year: 1974

 500,00

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A map of South America containing Tierra-Firma, Guayana, New Granada, Amazonia, Brasil, Peru, Paraguay, Chaco, Tucuman, Chili…

A magnificent wall map in 4 sheets joined of South America published by Robert Sayer (1725 – 1794) and John Bennett (active: 1770-1784) in London in 1775. Depicts the continent in full with inset of the Falkland’s Islands at top right. Heavily detailed map, with countless place names, a large scenic & elaborate cartouche at lower right. The cartouche displays a skirted native in headdress, sack of gold coins, fruits. vegetation, a dog, raft, birds, and a distant river scene with small huts. A descriptive panel at the left margin detailing the “Division of South America with a Summary Account of its’ Trade”. Some minor creases where the folds crossing. Overall in good condition.

  • Author: D’ANVILLE Jean Baptiste Bourguignon
  • Year: 1775
  • Dimension: 990 x 1180 mm
  • Place of publication: London

 500,00

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A Plan of the City of Naples

An appealing 1800 map or city plan of Naples, issued by John Stockdale. The map is very detailed, noting walls, forts, bridges, gates, roads and a host of additional topographical features. In the sea a compass rose and a panel listing 80 point of interest. At bottom left a nice baroque title cartouche with lovely vignette. At topo, out of margin, the King’s Castle.
From J. Stockdale’s “A geographical, historical and political description of the empire of Germany, Holland, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Prussia, Italy, Sicily, Corsica, and Sardinia” Published in London, 1800.

  • Author: John Stockdale
  • Dimension: 20 x 26 cm
  • Place of publication: London
  • Year: 1800

 200,00

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Abruzzo Citra et Ultra

Interesting map of Abruzzo from the Atlas Major published in Amsterdam in 1664. The famous Blaeu’s firm was founded in 1596 by Willem Janzoon Blaeu (1571-1638) then continued by his two sons Cornelius (1616-1648) and Johannis (1596-1673). Their greatest cartographic achievement was the publication of the magnificent Atlas Major with 600 maps all finely engraved and embellished by elaborate cartouches, heraldic detail and especially by splendid calligraphy. The Atlas Major represents one of the f

  • Author: BLAEU Johannis
  • Year: 1664
  • Dimension: 380 x 500 mm
  • Place of publication: Amsterdam
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Abruzzo et Terra di Lavoro

Detailed early map of Abruzzo and Campania with the north to the right from the Atlas Sive Cosmographicae Meditationes de Fabrica Mundi by G. Mercator published in Amsterdam, 1606 at Hondius.

  • Author: MERCATOR Gerard
  • Year: 1619
  • Dimension: 351 x 484 mm
  • Place of publication: Amsterdam

 350,00

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Action bei Carpi

A rare and very decorative scene of the battle near Cassano. From “Repraesentatio belli, ob successionem in Regno Hispanico…”, published in Ausburg in 1720 by Jeremias Wolff. Inset in the beautifull cartouche a little map of the area of the battle.

  • Author: DECKER Paul, Jeremias Wolff
  • Year: 1720
  • Dimension: 350 x 500 mm
  • Place of publication: Augsburg

 300,00

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Action bey Carpi

Interesting plan of the battle at Carpi near Legnago from the rare Schauplatz des Krieges In Italien, Oder Accurate Beschreibung der Lombardey by Thomas Fritschen published in Leipzig in 1702.

  • Author: Thomas Fritschen
  • Year: 1702
  • Dimension: 75 x 140 mm
  • Place of publication: Lipsia

 70,00

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Africa from the best Authorities

Uncommon map of Africa by G. Kearsley engraved by James Barlow published in London in 1807.

  • Author: George Kearsley, James Barlow
  • Dimension: 18 x 21,5 cm
  • Place of publication: London
  • Year: 1807

 150,00

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Afrique Divisee en ses Grandes Regions et Subdivisee en ses Grands Estats… Corrigee l’An 2 par L. Denis

A fashinating engraved map of Africa by J.B. Nolin here corrected by L- Denis with the last discoveries. Elaborate decorative cartouche. Side text in French. Published in Paris and dated second years after the French revolution. [cod.1093/15]

  • Author: NOLIN Jean Baptiste
  • Year: 1791
  • Dimension: 470 x 650 mm
  • Place of publication: Paris

 600,00

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Afrique equatoriale avec Madagascar

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

 120,00

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Afrique Equatoriale Française A.E.F

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
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Afrique Meridionale

Detailed and very fine map of South Africa showing the Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles. 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. [cod.1091/15]

  • Author: GARNIER Francis Marie Joseph
  • Year: 1862
  • Dimension: 350 x 480 mm
  • Place of publication: Paris

 150,00

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Afrique occidentale

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

 120,00

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Afrique Occidentale Francaise – A.O.F

A colourful promotional map of French West Africa by Leon Craste designed to promote tourism and commercial development in French West Africa, which continued to operate as a political federation until 1960. Published by French Ministry of Overseas in 1951. The map shows the area from Atlantic Ocean to Chad and Cameroon and from Algeria to Togo including the colonies of Mauritania, Sudan, Senegal and Ivory Coast and some of the Portuguese territories like Guinea-Bissau, Gambia, Ghana and Nigeria. Illustrations of major cities, agricultural products, natural resources and exotic animals are on display, along with an inset showing French possessions relative to the entire continent.

  • Author: Leon Craste
  • Dimension: 120 x 80 cm
  • Place of publication: Paris
  • Year: 1951
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Air France – Reseau Aerien Mondial

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

 250,00

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Air France – Reseau Aerien Mondial

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

 250,00

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Air France “Nova et Vetera” Sur la Vieille Terre des Chemins Nouveaux

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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Air France [Celestial chart of the Constellations]

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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Air India – The Route of the Magic Carpet

A lovely 1961 pictorial Air India advertisement highlighting their international routes.

Delizioso mappamondo pittorico inserito in un pieghevole promozionale di 18 pagine che illustra le rotte aeree della compagna Air India. La carta mostra i continenti decorati con divertenti vignette che rappresentano le caratteristiche e gli stereotipi di ogni area: per esempio negli Stati Uniti la città di New York, unica destinazione del Nord America operata da Air India con un volo da Londra, è rappresentata dalla Statua della Libertà mentre aborigeni, canguri e i grattacieli di Sydey riassumono l’Australia. A Bombey un sultano a “bordo” di un tappeto volante sottolinea il motto della compagnia. Dal punto di vista decorativo la carta è completata da una rosa dei venti, da animali marini e un grande Nettuno, da un cartiglio di gusto classico e in basso da un velivolo Boeing 707. All’interno del pieghevole note, istruzioni, avvertenze per i viaggiatori e una seconda piccola carta con i voli interni in India.

  • Author: Air India
  • Dimension: 22,5 x 40,5 cm
  • Year: 1961
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Alessandria nelle antiche stampe

Il libro propone una esaustiva catalogazione delle piante, delle vedute, delle carte geografiche e dei costumi a stampa che raffigurano la citt… di Alessandria. 223 pagine, riccamente illustrato.

  • Author: Pierluigi Portinaro – Anna Bianchi
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  • Dimension: 225 x 290 mm
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 70,00

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Alsace Lorraine Vosges Jura

A particularly attractive pictorial map of Alsace, Lorraine, Vosges and Jura in the Burgundy Franche-Comté in France by anonymous author published in 1930 circa. This map is covered with vignettes describing major towns and landmarks along the roads. Includes decorative cartouche, compass rose and inset lovely views illustrating Obernai, Reims, Colmar, Auxerre, Strasbourg. Uncommon.

  • Author: Anon.
  • Dimension: 24 x 34 cm
  • Year: 1930

 100,00

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Alsacia Superiore / Alsatia Inferiore

Decorative very detailed map of Alsace covering part of France and Germany from Coronelli’s Corso Geografico Universale published in Venice in 1690. Vincenzo Maria Coronelli is widely recognised as one of Italy?s most famous and greatest cartographers. He received an ecclesiastical education at the convent of the Minor Conventuals and also studied theology in Rome. However, his interests in geography and cartography were awoken early in his ecclesiastical career and never suppressed. He made ver

  • Author: CORONELLI Vincenzo Maria
  • Year: 1690
  • Dimension: 450 x 605 mm each
  • Place of publication: Venice

 550,00

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