20th Century

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  • Color pictorial map of Franche Comte now Bourgogne 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
  • A decorative bird’s-eye view of the Jerusalem with select buildings shown pictorially; central historical area highlighted; folded into card cover. Drawn by Bernhard Gauer and published in Jerusalem in 1935 circa by Boulos Afif. Includes location of police, hospitals, bus routes and many buildings opened during the British Mandate period: Edison Theatre (1932), Government House (1930), King David Hotel (1931), YMCA (1933), and the Rockefeller Museum (1938). Verso: Historical sketch and 22 places of interest. Bernhard Gauer (1882 –1955) Studied at Munich Academy, then in Italy, eventually settling and working in Dusseldorf. Known for painting, stained glass, and mosaics. Awarded Great Cross of Merit by West Germany, 1952.

    • Author: Boulos Afif
    • Dimension: 45 x 56,5 cm
    • Place of publication: Jerusalem
    • Year: 1935
  • A particularly attractive pictorial map of Thuringen centered on Erfurt in Germany  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 Hildesheim, Naumburg, Goslar, Kyffhauser and Weimar. Uncommon.

    • Author: Anon.
    • Dimension: 24 x 34 cm
    • Year: 1930
  • Color pictorial map of Ile de France and Paris 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
  • Imago Italiae

    More Info  1.400,00

    Rara prima edizione del sontuoso ed elegantissimo atlante d’Italia compilato da Giovanni de Agostini corredato dall’interessante testo in due colori di G.Lang che descrive le regioni della penisola con la tipica enfasi e prosopopea caratteristica di quegli anni tumultuosi. Le 19 mappe sono opera dell’illustratore, pittore e scenografo russo naturalizzato italiano Vsevolod Petrovič Nikulin (Nicouline) il quale illustra i territori con un innovativo gusto geo-pittorico disegnando le città principali con il loro edificio più rappresentativo e arricchendo il tutto con personaggi in abiti tipici, punti di interesse così come le peculiarità agricole, commerciali, turistiche ed industriali delle varie aree. Tutte le carte presentano abbellimenti stilistici come grandi rose dei venti and indicare l’orientamento geografico, decorativi velieri nei mari e grandi cartigli con i titoli. L’apparato decorativo è infine completato dalla finitura dei bordi e di molti particolari con la stampa, a sottolineare l’importanza editoriale, di brillanti colori in oro e argento, uno dei primi esperimenti tipografici di questo tipo. Edito in 999 copie numerate questo nostro esemplare è il numero 127.

    • Author: Giovanni De Agostini, Vsevolode Nicouline
    • Dimension: 47 x 31 cm
    • Place of publication: Milan
    • Year: 1941
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    A lovely and uncommon map of Southeast Asia showing the French Indochina published in Paris by the pharmaceutical laboratories Neutroses-Vichy in 1939 at Petit Jean. Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam are symbolized by small vignette.

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

    More Info  250,00

    Separately issue version of Federico De Agostini  stunning map of Italy, first published in 1946 by Italgeo here in the Arti Grafiche Ricordi edition published in Milan, 1978. The illustrator of the pictorial map is Vsevolod Petrovic Nicouline: it shows vignettes of structures, nature, activities, products, crops and many towns and cities labeled. Embellished by elegant calligraphy, compass rose and a Neptune in the sea.
    Vsevolod Petrovic Nicouline (1890-1962) was a renowned Russian painter, printmaker, ceramicist, designer and illustrator born in the Ukraine in 1890. For a time he was with the Imperial Academy of Petersburg. His teaching career there was interrupted by the Bolshevik revolution. He was forced to flee and, after a daring journey, arrived in Constantinople accompanied by the Countess Bossalinie Aida who later became his wife. They survived in this city with menial jobs, and were finally able to join relatives in Genoa in 1920 where he held his first exhibition. In 1922 he moved to Nervi, opening a studio at the first Polish residence, meeting other Russian and Polish exiles. His years were rich in relationships, artists, and writers for whom he designed several books and arranged illustrations, commissions of portraits and more. In 1941 he was inaugurated into the Teatro Carlo Felice and designed sets for La Scala and the Metropolitan New York. He was an important illustrator of more than 100 children’s books.

    • Author: Federico De Agostini / Vsevolod P. Nicouline
    • Dimension: 80 x 64 cm.
    • Place of publication: Milan
    • Year: 1978
  • Italia

    More Info  450,00

    Separately issue version of Federico De Agostini stunning map of Italy, first published in 1946 by Italgeo. Published in Milan as ad for Motta, 1960. The illustrator of the pictorial map is Vsevolod Petrovic Nicouline: it shows vignettes of structures, nature, activities, products, crops and many towns and cities labeled. Embellished by elegant calligraphy, compass rose and a Neptune in the sea.
    Vsevolod Petrovic Nicouline (1890-1962) was a renowned Russian painter, printmaker, ceramicist, designer and illustrator born in the Ukraine in 1890. For a time he was with the Imperial Academy of Petersburg. His teaching career there was interrupted by the Bolshevik revolution. He was forced to flee and, after a daring journey, arrived in Constantinople accompanied by the Countess Bossalinie Aida who later became his wife. They survived in this city with menial jobs, and were finally able to join relatives in Genoa in 1920 where he held his first exhibition. In 1922 he moved to Nervi, opening a studio at the first Polish residence, meeting other Russian and Polish exiles. His years were rich in relationships, artists, and writers for whom he designed several books and arranged illustrations, commissions of portraits and more. In 1941 he was inaugurated into the Teatro Carlo Felice and designed sets for La Scala and the Metropolitan New York. He was an important illustrator of more than 100 children’s books.

    • Author: Federico De Agostini / Vsevolod P. Nicouline
    • Dimension: 80 x 64 cm.
    • Place of publication: Milan
    • Year: 1960
  • Non comune bella guida in francese edita dal Vespa club d’Italia per promuovere i viaggi nel Bel Paese e scoprirne le bellezze in Vespa. La divertente guida è corredata da 14 carte geografiche pittoriche disegnate dall’illustratore Nicouline che mostrano le regioni italiane con le loro peculiarità e luoghi da visitare. Le carte sono completate dalle tabelle con l’indicazione delle salite e le altitudini da raggiungere nei vari itinerari. Il testo prevede anche i luoghi tipici per le soste, i rifornimenti, le officine specializzate e i cartelli per una guida sicura in Italia.

    • Author: Vespa Club d'Italia
    • Dimension: 21,5 x 12 cm
    • Place of publication: Milan
    • Year: 1957
  • 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
  • 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
  • A beautiful colored pictorial map on sheet 91 x 116 cm (this the uncommon Italian larger version), 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 12 pages of text and tourist information. Drawn by Riemer and published in Berlin by Reichsbahnzentrale fuer den Deutschen Reiseverkehr in 1941.

    • Author: Riemer
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    • Place of publication: Berlin
    • Year: 1941