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Maps of TAA Inter-Capital Routes

By AUSTRALIA - TAA ROUTE MAPS)

Melbourne.: Trans Australia Airlines.. No date. Ca. 1950s.. Booklet, 8 x 4 inches; five double page color pictographic route maps, unpaginated (12 pp including covers), color pictorial wrappers. Very good condition. Booklet features double page color pictorial route maps, descriptive text in lower margin. Maps have small illustrations and text banners indicating the products of various regions. Routes shown are: Sydney-Melbourne; Brisbane-Sydney; Adelaide-Melbourne; Perth-Adelaide; Melbourne-Hobart. Information on the rear cover of the booklet discusses Navigational Aids. .



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A Collection of Tourist Maps. South Africa. (Map title: A Pictorial Map. South Africa)

By SOUTH AFRICA) Sargent, Bernard (illus)

South African Tourist Corporation.. No date. Ca. 1950s?. Color pictorial / pictographic map, with decorative pictorial border, 24 3/4 x 29 inches (63 x 74 cm), text and 9 smaller color maps on verso, folding as issued to 8 1/2 x 5 inches. Several pin size holes at intersections of folds, otherwise very good condition. Highly decorative map showing animals and places of interest with attractive border of animals, birds and flowers. Continued from large map title: "Showing the diverse places and extraordinary manner of strange things to be seen by those who voyage to this Land beloved of the Sun and who travel about therein for their pleasure". Smaller maps include: Air, Rail and Sea Communications; Road Communications; Communications with South Africa. .



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Caltex Philippinescope. A Pictorial Map of the Philippines

By PHILIPPINES - RESOURCES)

Manila.: Caltex (Philippines) Inc.. Ninth Printing.. Copyright 1968.. Large color pictographic / pictorial map, 42 3/4 x 31 on sheet size 43 1/2 x 32 folding to 11 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches. Faint damp stain at left and right middle folds of map barely visible from the front of the map, pinhole in each corner and centre of left and right margins, 1/2 inch abrasions and short tears to upper edge (just entering neatline), 1/2 inch tear to mid right edge just touching neatline, previous owner's name in ink at lower right edge, crossmark and circle at Surigao town,ink inscription on verso; overall good, bright condition. An unusual and fascinating map with considerable detail of the resources of the Philippines Islands, the extensive legend at the upper left identifying the many pictographs of wildlife and industry that dot the map. There is an inset map showing the climate. Scale 1: 1,600,000. Elevation in meters. The only listing for this item in WorldCat is at the National Library of Australia. .



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McCormick's Map of the World. (Cover title: From Singapore to Baltimore)

By WORLD)

Baltimore.: McCormick & Company, Inc.. No date. Ca. 1931.. Pamphlet, 9 x 4 1/4 inches opening to color pictorial world map on sheet 16 x 18 inches, folding as issued. Very good condition. There is a brightly colored world map with vignette illustrations at corners: Native Tea Pickers of Ceylon, Gathering Insect Flowers in Dalmatia, Natives Pulling Vanilla Beans in Mexico, Coolies Loading Spices in India. At lower centre is an image of the McCormick building. Beneath the map is a listing of countries with their flags, with a selection of products for the Bee Brand. There is much interesting detail on the map, such as routes of famous aviators and the spices exported from nations around the world. Little vignette illustrations include blimps, planes and ships. .



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McCormick's Map of the World

By WORLD)

Baltimore.: McCormick & Company, Inc.. 1931.. Pamphlet, 9 x 4 1/4 inches opening to color pictorial world map on sheet 16 x 18 inches, folding as issued. A few small spots to cover (not affecting map); very good condition. There is a brightly colored world map with vignette illustrations at corners: Native Tea Pickers of Ceylon, Gathering Insect Flowers in Dalmatia, Natives Pulling Vanilla Beans in Mexico, Coolies Loading Spices in India. At lower centre is an image of the McCormick building. Beneath the map is a listing of countries and their products for the Bee Brand. .



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Authorized Map of the Second Byrd Expedition

By ANTARCTICA)

General Foods Corp.. 1934.. Color pictorial map, 17 x 23 inches on sheet 18 x 24 inches, folding as issued with original mailing envelope, 12 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches. Map in very good condition (two faint marks on verso from envelope clasp). Wear and pencil notations to envelope. An interesting and decorative item relating to the second voyage of Admiral Richard E. Byrd to the Antartic, issued by General Foods "makers of Grape-Nuts" sponsors of radio broadcasting of the expedition: "on the Byrd Expedition there is being attempted the most notable feat in radio history - a two-way broadcast from and to the Expedition. These broadcasts bring the drama of the Expedition as it is being lived - from the very lips of the men themselves." The map shows the South Pole with two inset maps. At top left is the "Route of Expedition and Path of the Broadcast" and lower right "The Bay of Whales" with a further inset detail map of Little America, the base of the expedition showing the location of the buildings. .



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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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