20th Century

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  • etna sicily
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    Superb pictorial bird’s-eye view of Mount Etna drawn by the legendary illustrator Heinrich Caesar Berann and published in 1953 by the Catania Tourist Board. This charming tourist map is illustrated in baroque style with decorative borders and an antique-looking map of Catania in the left side-panel. On the verso are photographs of Etna and its environs, accompanied by information about climbing the volcano. Heinrich Caesar Berann (1915 – 1999) was an Austrian painter and cartographer. He achieved…

    • Author: Heinrich Caesar Berann
    • Dimension: 43 x 62 cm
    • Place of publication: Genoa
    • Year: 1953
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    Large pictorial map showing the handicraft products of each Spanish town through lovely vignettes. Published in Barcelona in 1947 at the Llauger S.A. for the trade union association of artisans based in Madrid.

    • Dimension: 86 x 70 cm
    • Place of publication: Barcelona
    • Year: 1947
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    A fine map of Spain and Portugal richly embellished by vignettes illustrating the most important historic buildings of Spain. Published by Banco de Bilbao in 1950. Inset Canaries.

    • Author: Banco de Bilbao
    • Dimension: 60 x 83 cm
    • Place of publication: San Sebastian
    • Year: 1950
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    Pictorial map of the Basque region designed by G. H. Oñativia for the Banco de Bilbao.

    • Author: Gregorio Hombrados Oñativia
    • Dimension: 61 x 95 cm
    • Place of publication: Tolosa
    • Year: 1940
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    Large pictorial map of Stockholm designed in 1953 by Curt Blixt showing also lovely views of the most important places of the city and historical vignettes. Curt Blixt began his career as a chaser at jeweller W.A. Bolin. In order to develop his artistic talent, Curt took evening classes at the Technical School (now known as Konstfack). After completing his studies, he was employed as an illustrator and designer at Esselte Reklam at Vasagatan in…

    • Author: Curt Vilhelm Blixt
    • Dimension: 70 x 105 cm
    • Place of publication: Stockholm
    • Year: 1953
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    A magnificent large and very decorative pictorial map folded in self cover surrounded by notes and illustration of flowers, with the compass rose in the center. Shows buildings. landmarks, peoples, animals, roads, railroads, waterways, churches, tourist attractions, geographical features and places of interest. A short guide by Hans Jenny, and illustrations on verso. Designed by Eduard Imhof after a drawn by Otto Muller. Published by the Swiss National Tourist Office in Bern in 1939.

    • Author: Otto M. Muller
    • Dimension: 76 x 116 cm
    • Place of publication: Bern
    • Year: 1939
  • A particularly attractive pictorial map of Switzerland by anonymous author published in 1930 circa. This map is covered with beautiful vignettes describing major towns and very nice landmarks along the roads like skiers or cows. Includes decorative cartouche, compass rose and inset lovely views of Locarno and Martigny.

    • Author: Anon.
    • Dimension: 24 x 34 cm
    • Year: 1930
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    Decorative map and game board celebrating the 1925 trip by air from Tokyo to the major cities of Europe

    • Author: The Asahi Shimbun 朝日新聞
    • Dimension: 54 x 78 cm
    • Place of publication: Osaka
    • Year: 1925
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    A rare 1945 pictorial world map by Herbert Leupin, one of the most successful poster artists of all time.

    • Author: Herbert Leupin
    • Dimension: 46 x 80 cm
    • Place of publication: Bern
    • Year: 1945
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    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
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    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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    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