20th Century

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  • 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
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    Fine prospect view on Nice, France designed by O. Poisson to promote tourism in the lovely city in French Riviera. Famous tourist sites, such as the Promenades de Anglais, Victorine Studios, the castle of Nice with its famous waterfall, and Notre Dame de Nice are all illustrated. Embellished by a large depiction of the city’s coat of arms situated in the upper right corner. Published in Nice, 1950 by Bonfant & Rampelberg.

    • Author: O. Poisson
    • Dimension: 28 x 41 cm
    • Place of publication: Nizza
    • Year: 1950
  • Nord Ardennes

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    A particularly attractive pictorial map of Ardennes in the north of France centered on Lille and Arras 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 Dieppe, Abbeville, Amiens, Rouen, Harfleur and Le Touquet. Uncommon.

    • Author: Anon.
    • Dimension: 24 x 34 cm
    • Year: 1930
  • A particularly attractive pictorial map of Normandy, Brittany centered on the Chateaux of the Loire Valley 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 historic architecture and interesting places. Below two inserts describing the Fougères-sur-Bièvre and Langesis Castles. Uncommon.

    • Author: Anon.
    • Dimension: 24 x 34 cm
    • Year: 1930
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    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
  • Map of Oceania and the Pacific Ocean region showing French, English, United States, Dutch, Japanese, Portuguese and Chilean possessions and colonies, depicted by colours. Shows shipping routes with distances between ports, capital cities and states. On verso a cover listing the publisher’s catalogue of the series. cfr: National Library of Australia, 6856870

    • Author: Girard et Barrère
    • Dimension: 51 x 66 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1912
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    Deliziosa carta geo-pittorica che mostra l’area di Palermo disegnata da Aldo Cigheri nel 1950 commissionata per scopi turistici e promozionali. La mappa ricchissima di vignette, piccole illustrazioni, vedute ed elementi folkloristici mostra anche le principali vie di collegamento verso le altre città più importanti della Sicilia. Pubblicata a Genova presso la litografia S.A.I.G.A. nel 1950 a cura dell’Ente Provinciale per Turismo di Palermo Aldo Cigheri (1909–1995) è stato un pittore italiano che ha svolto un…

    • Author: Aldo Cigheri
    • Dimension: 23 x 30 cm
    • Year: 1950
    • Place of publication: Genoa
  • Striking route map of the World designed by John Philip, published in New York by Pan American Airlines, as a promotional item. Shows all the routes around the world to which Pan Am flew in 1959, including connecting lines and Pan Am’s own lines. Art by Casanova Associated. Pan American World Airways, commonly known as Pan Am, was the principal and largest international air carrier and unofficial overseas flag carrier of the United States from…

    • Author: John Philip
    • Dimension: 44 x 80 cm
    • Place of publication: New York
    • Year: 1959
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    Amazing pictorial map of the world’s international short wave radio stations, with each continent crammed with imagery. The map was drawn by Walter Eckhard (1903-1982) and published in Eindhoven, 1953 by the radio division of Philips. Superimposed on the map are red circles indicating the locations of dozens of shortwave radio stations. Small drawings throughout represent genre scenes depicting the people, plants and animals. Includes detailed index to the stations on the lower margin and…

    • Author: Walter Eckhard
    • Dimension: 119 x 75 cm
    • Place of publication: Eindhoven
    • Year: 1953
  • Decorative pictorial map of the Bari area in Apulia, Southern Italy. Published in Rome by Enit, Ente Nazionale del Turismo, in 1937 to advertise as depliant the Fiera del Levante. On verso useful infos to visitors.

    • Author: ENIT - Ente Nazionale del Turismo
    • Dimension: 48 x 67 cm.
    • Place of publication: Rome
    • Year: 1937
  • Color pictorial map of department of Nord, France (which is part of the current Nord-Pas-de-Calais region) covered with vignettes drawings of people and products of the province with explanation, representing region’s historical figures and events, resources, sights, churches, important buildings, people, activities, crops, etc. Includes decorative title cartouche and compass rose. Relief shown pictorially. Published by Ode Paris in 1951 from a drawn by Jaques Liozu.

    • Author: Jacques Liozu
    • Dimension: 490 x 320 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1951