20th Century

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  • Scotland

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    A particularly attractive pictorial map of Scotland 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 fisherman, waterfall etc.. Includes decorative cartouche, compass rose and inset lovely views of Old Bridge in Stirling, Jedburgh and Arbroath Abbey. Uncommon.

    • Author: Anon.
    • Dimension: 24 x 34 cm
    • Year: 1930
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    A rare very detailed cartoon map of Frankfurt am Main published in Darmstadt in 1954 by Stars UY Stripes. All the historic sites, streets and famous buildings are labeled and many of them are illustrated by lovely vignettes or caricatures (see Beethoven, Goethe, Stolze, Adickes and others). The funny map drawn by Byrel W. Burgess shows also all the Frankfurt greater area with a particular attention to the American presence (schools, hospitals, posts etc.). Chicago it’s curiously drawn in top right corner.

    • Author: Byrel W. Burgess
    • Dimension: 59,5 x 89 cm
    • Place of publication: Darmstadt
    • Year: 1954
  • mappa geografica pittorica sicilia otto muller

    Sicilia

    More Info  800,00

    The amazing 1957 pictorial map of Sicily designed by Otto M. Muller for Istituto Cartografico Italiano.

    • Author: Otto M. Muller
    • Dimension: 75 x 100 cm
    • Place of publication: Rome
    • Year: 1957
  • A particularly attractive pictorial map of Aquitaine in France by anonymous author published in 1930 circa. It extends from Biarritz a Perpignan in the south to Poitiers to the north. The map is covered with vignettes describing major towns and landmarks along the roads and includes decorative cartouche, compass rose and inset lovely views. Uncommon.

    • Author: Anon.
    • Dimension: 24 x 34 cm
    • Year: 1930
  • A particularly attractive pictorial map of south east 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 historic architecture and interesting places. Inserts with lovely views showing Arles, Le Puy, Chamonix, Grenoble and Menton. Uncommon.

    • Author: Anon.
    • Dimension: 24 x 34 cm
    • Year: 1930
  • Uncommon brochure with a reduced version of the famous and decorative double hemisphere pictorial map prepared by Luc-Marie Bayle for TAI Transport Aeriens Intercontinentaux. The depliant shows all the routes of the company.
    TAI routes are shown in red. The Transport Aeriens Intercontinentaux company began as a charter airline in June 1946 in association with the Messageries Maritime Shipping Company.

    • Author: Luc Marie Bayle
    • Dimension: 41 x 24 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
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    First edition of the decorative double hemisphere pictorial map prepared by Luc-Marie Bayle for TAI Transport Aeriens Intercontinentaux with two decorative compass rose oriented with the north to the upper margin. The hemispheres are surrounded by fun images of various explorers in divers modes of transport a hot air balloon, early and later forms of aeroplanes, rowing boats, sailing ships, galleons, whales and fish. TAI routes are shown in red. The Transport Aeriens Intercontinentaux company began as a charter airline in June 1946 in association with the Messageries Maritime Shipping Company.

    • Author: Luc Marie Bayle
    • Dimension: 51 x 73 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1948
  • pictorial map antarctica
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    Interesting folding map of Antarctica, one of the most decorative maps published as part of the celebration of the International Geophysical Year (July 1957-December 1958). It shows the whole continent with the natural features drawn in blue and the international bases drawn in red. The decorative pictorial border shows key explorers such as Amundsen, Scott and Shackleton, fundamental equipment for exploration, some of the ships used by various explorers and animals found in and around…

    • Author: The Daily Telegraph
    • Dimension: 72 x 47 cm
    • Place of publication: London
  • Turkey

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    A rare decorative large pictorial map of Turkey showing the economic production activities and sites in the Country. Includes text, table of export production data, color illustration of national flag, and photographic illustrations of economic activities.
    Drawn by Liam Dunne (signed at bottom left) published in New York in 1950 circa.

    • Author: Liam Dunne
    • Dimension: 51 x 81 cm
    • Place of publication: New York
    • Year: 1950
  • Lovely pictorial map of the United States featuring information about the varied backgrounds of the citizens and the industries in different parts of the country. The very decorative promotional map issued for the Brussels Universal Exhibition of 1958 shown on America as a multi-national, multi-cultural nation. The map is covered with pictorial images of historical sites and Americans working and playing. Labels on each state show the principal national origins of the residents, for example, Danish, Dutch and German in South Dakota. Across the top are eight figures in stereotypical native clothing (kilt, sombrero, wooden shoes). Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and Alaska are shown as territories. At Bottom left the author’s signature. This map was issued as a folded map and it retains its folds.

    • Author: Mary Ronin
    • Dimension: 49 x 69 cm
    • Year: 1958
  • A beautiful pictorial map of the world, showing the routes flown by French Airline Union de Transports Aériens. The world centered on Pacific is depicted physical with a nice colors.
    The map shows UTA’s routes to the African Continent from Paris, primarily flying to former French colonies in West Africa, as well as to Karachi, Athens, Bangkok, Saigon, Singapore, Djakarta, Darwin and French Polynesia. Routes to Honolulu and Los Angeles from Papeete are also shown.
    Union de Transports Aériens (UTA), formed in 1963 as a result of a merger between Union Aéromaritime de Transport (UAT) and Transports Aériens Intercontinentaux (TAI), was the largest wholly privately owned, independent airline in France. It was absorbed into Air France between 1990 and 1992.

    • Author: UTA [Union de Transports Aériens]
    • Dimension: 49 x 68 cm
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Year: 1965
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    A beautiful large poster map of Italy by Nicola Simbari published in Rome at Salomone by the Italian Ministry for Foreign Trade as advertisement for Italy’s myriad world-class wines, with each region noted for the wine which it produces. Superb colors and lovely vignettes through the map.
    Nicola Simbari (1917-2012) was born in San Lucido, Calabria And grew up in Rome, where his father was an architect for the Vatican. At the age of 13, Nicola enrolled at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma and in the 1940s he began devoting himself to painting in a studio at via del Babuino in central Rome. Geometric forms and architectural structures are incorporated in almost all of his work. Using stunning colors and favoring brilliant tones, he paints with a palette knife and achieves great depth with this technique. Simbari’s paintings are full of light and energy. He developed a distinct style which stemmed from his impressions of life, nature and the Mediterranean at an early age.

    • Author: Nicola Simbari
    • Dimension: 100 x 65 cm
    • Place of publication: Rome
    • Year: 1957