20th Century

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  • 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
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    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
  • 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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    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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    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
  • 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
  • Manifesto pubblicitario che mostra disegno della Valle d’Aosta con monumenti e figure in abiti tradizionali affiancato da oggetti e monumenti tipici del territorio. In alto a destra figura allegorica e stilizzata delle tipicità della regione con fucile, sci, racchetta da tennis, picozza, corda e macchina fotografica. In basso a sinistra riquadro con carta del nord Italia e lungo i lati successione di otto stemmi per parte. Al verso fotografie di diverse località ed un testo illustrativo delle caratteristiche della Valle d’Aosta. Pubblicato dall’Ente Nazionale Industrie Turistiche presso lo stampatore Pizzi & Pizio nel 1937-38. Confronta Collezione Salce, Museo Nazionale 05165

    • Author: Gugli Rossi
    • Dimension: 48 x 68 cm
    • Place of publication: Rome
    • Year: 1937
  • Delizioso atlantino storico dedicato ai fanciulli che mostra, con l’ausilio di curiose piccole carte geografiche traforate, la storia delle suddivisioni territoriali dal 1848 al 1929. Edizione speciale a cura della Società Unica di Torino. Edito a Milano nel 1930 da Giovanni De Agostini.

    • Author: G. Malinverno - G. De Agostini
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    • Place of publication: Milan
    • Year: 1930
  • Auvergne

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    Color pictorial map of Auvergne 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: Jaques Liozu
    • Dimension: 490 x 340 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1951
  • Bayern

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    A particularly attractive pictorial map of Bavaria in Germany centered on Munich and Ingolstadt by anonymous author published in 1930 circa.  The map is covered with vignettes describing major towns and landmarks along the roads and includes decorative cartouche, compass rose and inset lovely views showing Dinkelsbuhl, Nuremberg, Bamberg e Passau. Uncommon.

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

    More Info  250,00

    Detailed topographical map of Berlin published in 1962, very shortly after the construction of the Berlin wall which isolated the west part from the east until 1989, by the Presse- und Informationsamt des Landes.
    The powerful map is interesting also because it is before the construction of the second wall beginning in June 1963, which established the so-called death strip.
    At top large title and the the coat of arms of Berlin west (a black bear on a white shield) introduced in 1954.

    • Author: Presse- und Informationsamt des Landes Berlin (PIA)
    • Dimension: 60 x 83 cm
    • Place of publication: Berlin
    • Year: 1962