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Where Yanks Have Invaded North Africa. Published in the Chicago Daily Tribune, Thursday, November 12, 1942

By AFRICA / MEDITERRANEAN / WORLD WAR II) Wisner, W. H. (map illus)

Chicago.: Chicago Daily Tribune.. 11-12- 1942.. Color map, 19 1/4 x 16 1/4 inches on sheet size 23 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches, back cover from complete section of the Chicago Daily Tribune newspaper November 12, 1942. Soft centerfold; good condition with soiling and short tears to newspaper edges. Map of portions of North Africa, Spain and France "showing the region in North Africa involved in the invasion of American forces under the command of General Eisenhower. Morocco and Algeria, territories which are under Vichy French control and into which the United States has thrown armed forces, are shown here to a north-south depth of roughly 400 miles." .



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Yamanashi Prefecture Sight-Seeing Guide Map

By JAPAN - YAMANASHI)

No date. Ca. 1930s.. Color pictographic / pictorial map, 27 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches on sheet size 29 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches, folding to 4 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches. Light wear along left edge, some soft creases from folding, short split at center fold; very good, clean condition. An attractive and brightly colored map of Yamanashi Prefecture Japan, which, while a process print, has the attractive soft look of a lithograph. Illustrations of key attractions, landmarks and industry such as Mt. Fuji and Silk goods. The legend lists Railways, Footing Roads, Hot Springs, Designated Hotels, and National Parks. Printed by Onkodo Printing Co. Kofu, Japan. .



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Wonders of the Queen Mary. Series of 25. No. 21. Mars Bars premium card. Decorative map by MacDonald Gill

By GILL, MACDONALD) Gill, MacDonald (illus)

1937. Candy premium card, 1 1/4 x 2 5/8 inches. Very good condition. A miniature version of the mural done by Macdonald Gill for the restaurant of the Queen Mary - an evocative view of the skyscrapers of New York on one side of the Atlantic and the landmark buildings of London on the other, set against the backdrop of a map of the northern American continent and Europe. Gill's brilliant patterning of sea and sky are particularly dramatic. .



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A Medieval Map of East and West

By MEDIEVAL WORLD) York, Alice. Legrand, Edy (illus)

New York.: The John Day Company.. No date. Ca. 1930.. Color pictorial map, 26 1/2 x 37 1/2 inches on sheet 27 1/2 x 38 1/2 inches. Light wear and faint soiling to edges Map spanning Europe, Asia and Northern Africa, compiled by Alice York and drawn by Edy-Legrand. Historical events and facts are depicted. Bordered by vignette illustrations beginning at the upper left corner with the Fifth Century and the fall of Rome in 476 A.D. and ending with the Fifteenth Century "Columbus Sails 1492 Westward". .



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Tahiti

By TAHITI) Rousaute ?, Jean (illus)

Paris.: Le Syndicat D'Initiative de Tahiti.. No date. Ca. 1950.. Color pictographic / pictorial map, 16 x 24 1/2 inches, folding as issued to pamphlet 8 x 4 inches, text and black and white photo illustrations on verso, color pictorial covers. Light wear at folds; very good condition. Brightly colored and humorous map by Jean Rousaute showing the peoples, wildlife, and tourists found around Tahiti. .



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Map of Baguio City Showing Some of Its Major and Minor Tourists Interests

By PHILIPPINES)

No date. Ca. 1960s?. Map, 17 1/2 x 23 on sheet size approximately 18 1/2 x 23 3/4 inches, two folds as issued. A few light soiled spots and soft creases; good condition. Scale 1:20,000 meters. Pictographs of places of interest, blue triangles denote wood carving shops. .



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Messageries Maritimes Ligne de Tahiti Nouvelle Caledonie Australie m.s. "Caledonien" "Tahitien"

By PACIFIC ISLANDS - TAHITI / NEW CALEDONIA - CRUISE LINES) Baille, Herve (Illus)

Paris.: Messageries Maritimes.. No date. Ca. 1953.. Color pictographic / pictorial map with decorative central margin, sheet size 22 1/2 x 35 1/2 inches, folding as issued to pamphlet 11 x 5 3/4 inches, text and black and white photo illustrations on verso. Separations along three of the lower folds have been repaired with archival tape (two originally were repaired with regular tape and have discoloration ONLY VISIBLE ON THE TEXT SIDE). There are several pinholes in each corner, short separations at fold intersections and two tiny areas of paper loss at each end of horizontal fold. The map is clean and bright and would display well. Lithographic pictorial map by Herve Baille showing the route of the steamers Caledonien and Tahitien with images of the ships and painterly depiction of sea creatures, the islands etc. Black and white photo illustrations of ship interiors and text (in French) on verso. The design of this publication harkens back to the luxury days of passenger ship travel of the 1930s, reflecting the end of that era as air travel became more affordable. The Caledonien entered service in 1952 and the Tahitien in 1953, serving the Messageries Maritimes route to the South Pacific and Australia. .



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Spring heads North

By UNITED STATES / STATE BIRDS) Sundberg, Edwin L. (illus)

New York.. 03-23- 1947.. Color map CENTERFOLD from issue of Sunday News (NYC), newspaper sheet 15 x 21 1/2 inches. Soft horizontal fold, faint toning to centerfold and sheet edges. Map by Edwin L. Sundberg showing the United States with illustrations of each states' favorite bird, listing of State Flowers at lower right. .



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This Shrinking World

By WORLD / TRAVEL) Sundberg, Edwin L. (illus)

New York.. 12-09- 1945.. Color map CENTERFOLD from issue of Sunday News (NYC), newspaper sheet 15 x 21 1/2 inches. Soft horizontal fold, a few short edge tears, soft toning to fold and sheet edges. World map by Edwin L. Sundberg showing "Record Breaking Trips Around the World" via Sea Routes, Land Routes, and Air Routes. .



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Maroc

By MOROCCO) Mantel, J. G. (illus)

Gaillard-Maroc.. 1958.. Color pictographic / pictorial map, 17 x 23 1/2 inches, multiple folds, two-color illustrations and text on verso. Soft creases from folding; very good condition. Attractive and colorful map of Morocco highlighting the people, agriculture, and industry. Verso includes information on Moroccan Exports. .



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One World Setup

By WORLD) Sundberg, Edwin L. (illus)

New York.. 09-01- 1946.. Color map CENTERFOLD from issue of Sunday News (NYC), newspaper sheet 15 x 21 1/2 inches. Soft horizontal fold, soft toning to fold and sheet edges, dampstain to upper centerfold. World map by Edwin L. Sundberg showing what the world looks like under sponsorship of the UN. .



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Pacific Bases

By WORLD / PACIFIC OCEAN) Sundberg, Edwin L. (illus)

New York.. 02-10- 1946.. Color map CENTERFOLD from issue of Sunday News (NYC), newspaper sheet 15 x 21 1/2 inches. Soft horizontal fold, soft toning to fold and sheet edges. Map by Edwin L. Sundberg showing U.S. Military bases throughout the Pacific. .



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Spring heads North

By UNITED STATES / STATE FLOWERS) Sundberg, Edwin L. (illus)

New York.. 03-10- 1947.. Color map CENTERFOLD from issue of Sunday News (NYC), newspaper sheet 15 x 21 1/2 inches. Soft horizontal fold, faint toning to centerfold and sheet edges. Map by Edwin L. Sundberg showing the United States with illustrations of State Flowers. Planting Guide at lower right, and Floral Timetable at lower left. .



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Pacific War Arena

By SOUTHEAST ASIA / PACIFIC) Sundberg, Edwin L. (illus)

New York.. 07-08- 1945.. Color map CENTERFOLD from issue of Sunday News (NYC), newspaper sheet 15 x 21 1/2 inches. Soft horizontal fold, chips and mended tear to lower centerfold, soft toning to fold and sheet edges. Map by Edwin L. Sundberg showing Allied victories in the Pacific Ocean during the three years after Pearl Harbor. .



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East Africa. Land of Sunshine. (Pamphlet title: Visit East Africa)

By EAST AFRICA - KENYA - TANGANYIKA / TANZANIA - UGANDA -ZANZIBAR) Mathews, D.O. (compiled and drawn by)

Nairobi.: East Africa Tourist Travel Association.. 1949.. Color pictographic / pictorial map, 24 x 19 3/4 inches (61 x 50 cm) folding to pamphlet 8 1/2 x 5 inches, black and white photo illustrations and text on verso, multiple fold as issued. Split along fold of two panels archivally repaired on verso of map side (scarcely visible), short separations at two fold intersections. Map is clean and bright A beautiful pictorial poster map of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda with pictographs of trains, people, ships, cars, propeller planes, numerous animals, etc. .



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Tourist Map of South Africa

By SOUTH AFRICA) Ullmann (illus)

South Africa.: South African Railways and Harbours.. 1937.. Color pictorial / pictographic map, 20 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches (52 x 65 cm), folding into decorative paper wrappers, 8 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches. Map in very good condition: soft crease across one corner of the folded map which is visible in the map image; light wear and soiling to wrappers. A handsome map with pictographs of trains, ships, animals, activities and places of interest. "A Brief Guide to South Africa" on verso. .



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The Land of Make Believe

By WORLD OF FAIRY TALES) Hess, Jaro (illus)

Grand Rapids, Michigan.: The Child's Wonderland Co.. Map copyright 1930.. Color pictorial map, 24 1/2 x 36 inches on sheet size 26 x 37 1/2 inches. Light soiling, short tears and creasing to edges, some creases from rolling, overall very good condition. A brilliantly colored map by Jaro Hess depicting a world inhabited by a variety of characters from fable and fairy tales. A hugely popular map, it appeared in various editions. This copy is a first or early edition, issued by the Child's Wonderland Company. "The Wandering Jew", in later editions titled "The Wanderer," is depicted at lower right. .



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Fly to Britain by BOAC

By GREAT BRITAIN - BOAC AIRLINES) Kempster and Evans. (illus)

London.: B.O.A.C.. Ca. 1956.. Color pictographic / pictorial map, 38 x 24 inches on sheet size 39 1/4 x 25 inches. Very good condition. Very decorative poster map designed by Kempster and Evans. "Printed in England by Chromoworks Ltd., London". Features key historical figures in costume. Bordered by the Coat of Arms / Shields of various counties. .



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Victory Plywood Jig-Saw Puzzle Pictorial Map of the World

By WORLD / PUZZLE)

London.: G. J. Hayter & Co. Ltd.. No date. Ca. 1950?. Color pictographic / pictorial map, jig-saw puzzle, 9 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches, in original color pictorial box, 10 1/4 x 16 1/4 inches. Box lightly worn with 1 inch abrasion to side panel; puzzle pieces very good. World map with key cities noted along with pictographs of local wildlife and industries. From box lid "Item Number 7486. Age 7 Upwards. Approx. No. of Pieces 125". .



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Algerie

By ALGERIA - DEVELOPMENT BOND ISSUE)

Algeria.: Realisation de L'Index Algerien.. No date. Ca. 1950.. Color pictorial / pictoraphic map, 11 x 22 1/2 inches on sheet size 12 x 23 1/2 inches. Some light creasing to upper right edge (outside map area); very good, clean condition. Attractive map of Algeria with colorful vignette illustrations of potential developments - many dams, factories, petroleum pumps etc - with an exhortation (in French) at lower right to buy Algerian bonds. .


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