20th Century

Showing 49–60 of 118 results

  • pictorial map caucasus
    Out of stock

    A rare pictorial map of the Caucasus published in 1930 by Intourist travel company

    • Author: Intourist
    • Dimension: 43 x 61 cm
    • Place of publication: Moscow
    • Year: 1930
  • An exceptional 1932 bird’s eye view map of the city of Quebec, Canada by Samuel Herbert Maw. The densely filled map displays parks, buildings, named streets and historic notations embellished by numerous coats of arms and a large compass rose. Born in England, Maw was an architect, delineator, etcher, cartographer and designer. After winning the Sloane Medallion from the Royal Institute of British Architects in 1905 and showing at the Royal Academy in London in 1909, Maw moved to Canada where he spent the remainder of his successful career designing buildings, squares and landmarks. He is best known for his perspective drawings, such as this one, heralded as “a masterpiece of Canadian cartography, a bird’s-eye view of Quebec City, begun in 1926 and completed in 1932, in which he accurately rendered every single building in the Old Town and surrounding area, complete with a hand-drawn cartouche and historical notes on the significance of the buildings shown.

    • Author: Samuel Herbert Maw
    • Year: 1932
    • Dimension: 850 x 650 mm
    • Place of publication: Toronto
  • Out of stock

    Decorative pictorial map of North-Western Africa by Lucien Boucher published by the French bank Crédit Lyonnais. Includes color coded list of agencies and coat of Arms on upper right corner. The lovely vignettes show major buildings and landmarks, parks, roads, cities and towns, etc. Credit Lyonnais, founded in 1863, can be regarded as the archetype of the banking modernization desired by Napoleon III. Title framed with decorative cartouche.
    Design by Lucien Boucher who is a famous commercial poster artist and illustrator born in Chartres in 1889 and died in 1971. Graduated from the Ecole de céramiques de Sèvres, he began his career as cartoonist for the satiric newspaper Le Rire. In the 1920s he worked actively as poster designer for the movies and the advertising industry. He designed a significant number of lithography’s inspired by the surrealism style. He’s very well known of a series of posters (advertising & world map) designed for Air France

    • Author: Lucien Boucher
    • Dimension: 95 x 69 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1950
  • Out of stock

    Color pictorial map of the world showing travel Lufthansa’s routes and connections with Lufthansa plane flying over map of the world. Map representing landmarks, major cities, and people. Includes compass rose decorated with Lufthansa logo.

    • Author: G. Bormann
    • Dimension: 46,5 x 72 cm
    • Place of publication: Berlin-Schonefeld
    • Year: 1962
  • Out of stock

    Interesting pictorial map of Southeast Asia, Oceania, Australia, and the Pacific published by Keiu Hatano in 1944. Centered on Philippines, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea the map extends to Alaska and the entire eastern coasts of the Americas. Below there are two inserts explaining the several vignettes on the map; One of the keys pertains to war and includes symbols representing naval and air force bases, active and sunken ships. Not included within these keys…

    • Author: Keiu Hatano
    • Dimension: 50 x 70 cm
    • Year: 1944
  • Out of stock

    Grande e dettagliatissima carta pittoresca del mondo disegnata da F. Heinrichsen che mostra attraverso deliziose vignette l’ingegno e l’operosità dell’uomo e le caratteristiche di tutte le aeree della Terra: accanto a ogni toponimo sono infatti riportate le caratteristiche del luogo come per esempio il tabacco a Cuba, il rum e lo zucchero nelle isole caraibiche, oro e diamanti in alcune aree dell’Africa, petrolio in Arabia, le famose olive di Creta o le vignette degli agrumi…

    • Author: F. Heinrichsen
    • Dimension: 114 x 66,5 cm
    • Place of publication: Stuttgart
    • Year: 1947
  • Out of stock

    Beautiful map of East Africa showing Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar designed by Hameed Moghul for East African Wildlife Society. The map is richly embellished by lovely vignettes of people, birds and safari animals including a giraffe, zebra, elephants and a crocodile.

    • Author: Hameed Moghul
    • Dimension: 48 x 67 cm
    • Place of publication: Nairobi
    • Year: 1973
  • Out of stock

    A particularly attractive pictorial map of South England and Wales by anonymous author published in 1930 circa. This map is covered with beautiful vignettes describing major towns and very nice landmarks along the roads. Includes decorative cartouche, compass rose and inset lovely views of Canterbury, Winchester, Stratford e Windsor. Uncommon.

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

    More Info  120,00

    A particularly attractive pictorial map of north England centered on Manchester by anonymous author published in 1930 circa. This map is covered with vignettes describing major towns and landmarks along the roads. Includes decorative cartouche with the title, a compass rose, three cartouches listing notable Cathedrals, Abbeys and ancient Castles. Inset lovely views illustrating interesting places in York and Durham. Uncommon.

    • Author: Anon.
    • Dimension: 24 x 34 cm
    • Year: 1930
  • A lovely and uncommon map showing the French establishments in India published in Paris by the pharmaceutical laboratories Neutroses-Vichy in 1939 at Petit Jean. The French establishments of Pondichéry, Karikal, Yanaon, Mahé and Chandernagore are all in the Indian peninsula and are symbolized by small vignette.

    • Dimension: 310 x 210 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1939
  • Europe

    More Info  120,00

    A lovely and uncommon map of Europe published in Paris by the pharmaceutical laboratories Neutroses-Vichy in 1939 at Petit Jean. The European countries are symbolized by small vignette: the Eiffel Tower for France, the bullfighter for Spain, the golf player for England, the kilt dancer for Scotland, the loggers in Sweden and Norway, the beer in Germany etc. The French colonies of North Africa (Algeria, Tunisia) and the Near East (Syria) are in red.

    • Dimension: 310 x 210 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1939
  • Color pictorial map of Central and Eastern Europe from Greece to Poland, Baltic and Russia, with decorative title cartouche and borders, depict countries, regions, major cities, industries, agriculture and wildlife. Includes decorative compass rose oriented with the north to upper left margin. Relief shown pictorially. Published by Ode Paris in 1951 from a drawn by Jaques Liozu.

    • Author: Jacques Liozu
    • Dimension: 410 x 560 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1951