20th Century

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  • A particularly attractive pictorial map of Austria and Hungary by an anonymous author published in 1930 circa. This map is covered with vignettes describing major towns and landmarks along the roads. Includes decorative cartouche with coat of arms, compass rose and inset lovely views illustrating historic architecture and interesting places.

    • Author: Anon.
    • Dimension: 24 x 34 cm
    • Year: 1930
  • A particularly attractive pictorial map of Belgium 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 of Audenarde, Bruges and Malines. Uncommon.

    • Author: Anon.
    • Dimension: 24 x 34 cm
    • Year: 1930
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    Large poster map showing the origin (highlighted in shiny silver) of the ingredients for the production of Astra’s margarine. Palm and peanut oil from French West and Equatorial Africa. The coconut oil from Polynesia. Published in Paris at Courbet 1955.

    • Author: Atelier Coubert
    • Dimension: 120 x 80 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1955
  • china map
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    Rara pubblicazione separata di propaganda che mostra la carta geografica della Cina circondata da otto medaglioni con i ritratti del leader militari cinesi con Mao Tse Toung in alto al centro. La carta mostra in basso l’epilogo della guerra civile cinese con un soldato che infilza una bandiera nella schiena del generale Chiang Kai-shek. Il primo ottobre 1949 Mao Tse-tung e le truppe dell’Esercito di Liberazione del Popolo entrarono a Piazza Tienanmen, sconfiggendo definitivamente i…

    • Dimension: 48 x 36 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1949
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    The first English edition of the nice pictorial map of Denmark signed “C. Bering 1950” published for Esso and sponsored by the National Travel Association of Denmark. The map shows a few major roads and otherwise consist of small images of famous and beautiful places to sightsee. Published in Copenaghen by Politikens Forlag, 1951.

    • Author: Claus Bering
    • Dimension: 38 x 45 cm
    • Place of publication: Copenhagen
    • Year: 1951
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    Relief map by S.J. Turner representing a bird’s eye view from space encompassing a wide swath of the globe from Italian Somaliland at the lower edge to Morocco and Italy at the upper edge of the map. Shows the political divisions in the Horn of Africa during Italy’s conquest of the region, railways. major cities, and rivers. Includes European possession in Africa. Published in London, 1938 for Daily Herald.

    • Author: S.J. Turner
    • Dimension: 69 x 47 cm
    • Place of publication: London
    • Year: 1938
  • Stupenda grande carta geografica edita in due fogli da unire orizzontalmente dalla Banque Nationale pour le Commerce et l’Industrie che mostra con un elevato livello di dettaglio e una ricca toponomastica l’intera Francia con un riuscito effetto leggermente prospettico e tridimensionale che permetteva di far risaltare la nazione dal resto della rappresentazione. Basata sui rilevamenti cartografici di Bergelin la mappa, commissionata per arredare gli uffici e le sedi della banca francese, è stampata dalla tipografia…

    • Author: L. Bergelin
    • Dimension: 78 x 78 cm
    • Place of publication: Montrouge
    • Year: 1945
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    Grande e non comune manifesto che mostra una rappresentazione geografica pittorica della Corsica animata da numerosi navi e aerei in arrivo e in partenza dall’isola a sottolinearne la vivacità commerciale e turistica. Disegnata da Gabriel Carriat-Roland la carta mostra gli agglomerati urbani come piccole ma realistiche vedute con in evidenza le caratteristiche principali (vedi la statua di Napoleone ad Ajaccio). In basso due grandi illustrazioni riassumo le peculiarità commerciali, flora, fauna e le tipiche abitazioni…

    • Author: Gabriel Carriat-Roland
    • Dimension: 90 x 60 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1960
  • missionary world map vintage

    Interesting 1936 world map showing the areas served by the German Protestant missions. The title points out that 6000 missionaries were active around the world and three inserts list the 57 missions with their location and German city of origin.

    • Dimension: 25 x 38 cm
    • Year: 1936
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    Pictorial map of Rhodes, the island of the sun or rose island in Greece by Egon Huber. Published by Ente Nazionale del Turismo Italiano in Milan at Pizzi & Pizzi, 1935. Shows roads, woods, forts, lighthouses, people in various recreational activities, etc. Also shows buildings, landmarks, ships and boats in white over blue sea. On verso 14 photos of Rodi as well as rich information about Rodi island. The list of the photos: “La citta…

    • Author: Egon Huber
    • Dimension: 46,5 x 67 cm
    • Place of publication: Milan
    • Year: 1935
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    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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    A lovely pictorial map of Japan published for social studies by le no Hikari  in 1958.

    • Author: le no Hikari
    • Dimension: 51 x 72 cm
    • Place of publication: Tokyo
    • Year: 1958