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    A clever preprinted envelope for use by Japanese Imperial military, listing and illustrating the battles and victories of the Imperial forces. A remarkable envelope in that as it is unfolded two sticks pop up with a string strung between them. Little paper flags hang from the string including those of Fascist Italy, Imperial Japan, Nazi Germany, and Vichy France. The background is a map of the world with vignettes of battle scenes including two mobile…

    • Author: Daito ShoJi (Big East Commercial Company)
    • Dimension: 23 x 48 cm
    • Place of publication: Tokyo
    • Year: 1943
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    A wonderful and rare poster promoting tourism in Italy, showing the peninsula as a perspective view and with very interesting annotations highlighting the moments, the productive activities, the new resources, the social and economic changes that allowed Italy to recover after the Second World War. Designed by Arti Grafiche Menaglia and published in Rome in 1956 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the Italian Embassy in the United States based in New York.

    • Author: Arti Grafiche G. Menaglia
    • Dimension: 100 x 70 cm.
    • Place of publication: Rome
    • Year: 1956
  • A beautiful guide in 48 pages to the gastronomic delights of Germany richly illustrated by Herman Schneider. Published in Berlin in 1953. In the end, folded, a fine pictorial map of Germany.

    • Author: Hermann Schneider
    • Dimension: 58 x 40 cm
    • Place of publication: Berlin
    • Year: 1953
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    Italian 1916 edition of the propaganda world map showing the British Empire at war published by Roberts & Leete. The map is surrounded by illustrations and figures showing the increase in the size of the British Army and Navy between 1914 and 1916, contributions of the “Overseas Army,” changes in the “Industrial Army” and the “War of Munitions” and the approximate amount of territory occupied by the Central Powers and the Allies on August 2nd,…

    • Author: Roberts & Leete
    • Dimension: 38 x 51 cm
    • Place of publication: London
    • Year: 1916
  • Uncommon anti-German propaganda postcard printed in occasion of the entry into the war of Italy during the first World War.
    The Empire Austro-Hungarian is depicted as an octopus that with its tentacles it subjugates various territories such as the Bohemia, Galicia, Trentino, Istria, Croatia Slavonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Albania. On the left the explanation of the lovely anthropomorphic map: “Italians, if we do not want to become slaves of the hanger, let us all be united in one will and with one word: Outside the Germans!”. Published in Milan at La Zincografica in 1915.

    • Author: La Zincografica
    • Dimension: 9 x 14 cm
    • Place of publication: Milan
    • Year: 1915
  • Finely executed pictorial map of Algeria and Tunisia published in 1940 by the Banque National Pour Le Commerce et L’Industrie. The map illustrates a number of coastal towns, rivers, mountains and wildlife. Cities with bank branches display the B.N.C.I. logo. Decorated with sailing galleons and waves in stunning translucent silver.

    • Author: Draeger
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    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1940
  • A beautiful colored pictorial map with inset map of Europe showing location of Nazi Germany, promoting tourism. Showing major cities, historical people and places of interest, agriculture, industry, sports, Berlin and 1936 Olympic Games. On verso map of Germany showing roads and railways, inset map of air routes, and text and tourist information. Drawn by Riemer and published in Berlin by Reichsbahnzentrale fur den Deutschen Reiseverkehr in 1941.

    • Author: Riemer
    • Dimension: 77 x 57 cm
    • Place of publication: Berlin
    • Year: 1941
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    Raffinato manifesto promozionale che mostra la regione francese della Normandia disegnato dall’artista e illustratore Remy Hetreau. La grande rappresentazione, pubblicata nel 1955 dal Governo Francese per promuovere il turismo nella zona, è dominata dal colore verde a sottolineare i sereni e rilassati paesaggi della regione turbati, solo per sottolineare la storicità dei luoghi, dalla presenza delle navi da guerra e dai riferimenti sulle spiagge dello “Sbarco di Normandia” del 6 Giugno 1944 durante la seconda…

    • Author: Remy Hetreau
    • Dimension: 65 x 100 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1955
  • A beautiful 1917 French propaganda postcard showing in a satirical manner the German territorial expansion in Europe in the form of an octopus.

    • Author: Varry
    • Dimension: 90 x 140 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1917
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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
  • Striking map of Varese by Umberto Zimelli highlighting the interesting places and typical products throughout the area drawn in typical futuristic manner. One of the most interesting and decorative map of this area in northern Italy.

    • Author: Umberto Zimelli
    • Dimension: 47,5 x 34 cm
    • Place of publication: Milan
    • Year: 1949
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    Very decorative large pictorial map of the Savoy region in France by Jean Flormay published by Compagnie des Arts Photomécaniques (CAP) in 1948

    • Author: Jean Flormay
    • Dimension: 65 x 100 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1948