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Come to Wilderness, South Africa's Riviera!
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Come to Wilderness, South Africa's Riviera!

By SOUTH AFRICA) Jordan, Reg & Edward Cole (map illus).

Wilderness, Cape Province, South Africa.: Wilderness Hotel.. 1958.. Brochure, 9 1/4 x 6 inches, unfolding to Reg Jordan cartoon map on sheet size 17 x 18 inches depicting Wilderness, Cape Province, with the hotel centrally located on the map. Also shown, a small airport, the Coastal Railway, National Tarred Road linking Cape Town and Durban, and a variety of recreational activities: surf swimming, bowls, fishing, mountain climbing, tennis, golf, etc. Very good clean condition. Small folded pamphlet lists costs (daily, weekly, monthly) and various terms and conditions as, for example: "Children under 10 are required to take their meals in the Children's Dining room" or "Native and Coloured Servants 10/ per day. Linen and blankets are not supplied." Some of the available lodging is in rondavels. A most interesting tourist brochure with unusual cartoon map. .

$85.00

Historic Pretoria Pictorial Guide
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Historic Pretoria Pictorial Guide

By SOUTH AFRICA - PRETORIA)

African Railways.. . Attractive color pictorial map of Pretoria on sheet size 15 x 20 1/2 inches folding to 7 1/2 x 5 inches. Map lays out the various residential areas of the city, the industrial parks etc. A detailed inset map provides essentials regarding the Pretoria Central area. Map offers attractive illustrations of government buildings and a revered historical monument. A line drawing of the Hartebeestpoort Dam is featured on the left margin of the map. Text makes reference to the recent celebration of the National Zoological Gardens (established 1899) 50th Anniversary, hence 1950 dating. .

$225.00

New World Map Shows Vital Importance of Alaska.
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New World Map Shows Vital Importance of Alaska.

By WORLD - ALASKA)

Herald-American Pictorial Review.. 08- 1942.. Color map from Herald American Pictorial Review August 1942, 21 1/2 x 16 1/4 inches, text and black and white photo illustrations on verso. Folded into quarters, creasing and two tears to right hand edge. "A reduced copy of the polar (Casson) Projection Map of the World ...Copyright by the Universal Map Co., Inc." The Second World War saw a revival in popular interest in geography and maps; this interest was further fueled by the new "aviation era" maps produced by mapmakers such as Richard Edes Harrison, and there inclusion in newspapers around the States. The polar projection of this map effectively shows the proximity of Alaska and the Asian theatre of war to the lower 48. .

$55.00

Red China.
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Red China.

By CHINA) Donovan, J. (illus).

Time.. Copyright 1963.. Color map, 16 3/4 x 26 inches on sheet size 18 1/2 x 28 inches, folding as issued to 9 1/2 x 14 inches. Light edge wear, pinholes in each corner; very good condition. Enlargement of an original map drawn for Time The Weekly Magazine by J. Donovan showing a pictorial view of China with industry and agriculture marked with pictographs. .

$365.00

Shin Toa Shigen Kaihatsu Kaisetsu chizu.  Great East Asia Co-prosperity Sphere Resource and Development Map.
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Shin Toa Shigen Kaihatsu Kaisetsu chizu. Great East Asia Co-prosperity Sphere Resource and Development Map.

By EAST ASIA - JAPAN - WORLD WAR II)

Tokyo.: Tokyo Nichinichi Shimbunsha.. 1939. Color pictorial / pictographic map, 20 x 30 on sheet 21 3/4 x 31 inches. An extraordinarily whimsical treatment of Japan's imperialist aspirations... The map, published by the Nichinichi newspaper company, shows the products of the countries of East Asia in little pictographs. At lower right is an inset table graphing trade with China, including steel, petroleum, rice, pigments and dyes, wood products etc. On the verso is text "news at a glance" with information on the provinces of China and of Manchuria. .

$950.00

Where Japan Gets Raw Materials and Builds for War. Chicago Daily Tribune, Tuesday, May 5, 1942.
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Where Japan Gets Raw Materials and Builds for War. Chicago Daily Tribune, Tuesday, May 5, 1942.

By JAPAN / WORLD WAR II) Wisner, W. H. (illus).

Chicago.: Chicago Daily Tribune.. 05-05- 1942.. Color pictorial map, single sheet from the Chicago Daily Tribune, archivally mounted to linen backing, newspaper sheet 23 1/2 x 18 inches. Very good condition, faint toning to centerfold. "This is a new economic and industrial map of the Japanese empire, the puppet state of Manchukuo, and contiguous land and sea areas, showing the principal sources of Japan's iron, coal, copper and gold..." .

$325.00

Tokyo City Proper.
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Tokyo City Proper.

By JAPAN - TOKYO)

Japan Magazine Company.. 1945.. Black and white pictographic / pictorial street map, sheet size 16 3/4 x 22 1/2 inches, multiple folds. A few faint soiled spots, tiny hole (1/16 inch) along lower left fold; good condition. An unusual post World War II map distinguished by its small depictions of the city's key sites and buildings, as accurately rendered as possible at the scale. The Government Railway Line, Private Tramway Line, Municipal Tramway Line, Subway line, and Tokyo Sightseeing Route are marked. At lower left is an inset detail map of the Ginza district with vignette illustrations of the building including the Head Office of the Dai-Nippon Brewery, S. Watanabe (woodblock print) store, and Matsuya and Mitsukoshi Department Stores. .

$285.00

Sight-Seeing Map of Shanghai.
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Sight-Seeing Map of Shanghai.

By CHINA - SHANGHAI)

Shanghai.: The Shanghai People's Art Publishing House.. No date. Circa 1957.. Color lithographic pictorial map 20 x 30 inches, folding as issued into color pictorial card wrappers 10 1/4 x 4 inches. Light discoloration along upper left edge where tipped onto the card wrappers, otherwise map is in fine condition. Light staining and wear to covers, small stamp at upper right corner of front cover. An elegant and colorful lithographic map, the legend showing pictographs for parks, universities, theatres and cinema houses, worker's settlements and workers' clubs. This emphasis on culture and the workers is borne out in the numbered index guide at right, listing 95 places marked on the map. Among these are twelve Workers' Settlements, ten Workers' Clubs, many religious gathering places including a Mosque, the Shanghai People's Council, the Shanghai federation of Trade Unions, the Sino-Soviet Museum, libraries, museums, the State-Owned Shanghai Department Store No. 1 etc. WorldCat locates a copy at just one institution, Sachsische Landesbibliothek - Staats- und Universitatsbibliothek Dresden. .

$1250.00

Okinawa Mem-O-Map.  Part of the Ryukyu Islands.
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Okinawa Mem-O-Map. Part of the Ryukyu Islands.

By JAPAN - OKINAWA) Drury, John G. (illus).

Mem-O-Map Co.. Copyright 1945.. Color pictographic / pictorial map, 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. Fine condition. This is one in a series of Mem-o-Maps published at the end of World War II, souvenirs for the military. Military personnel could fill in banners "came in on good ship" and "departed on good ship", their name and organisation etc (none of these areas are filled in on this map). Pictographs mark various memorable spots eg. "10th Army HQ", "77th Division Memorial", airfields and some local features. .

$85.00

Japan's Military Expansion. Chicago Daily Tribune,  February 14, 1943.
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Japan's Military Expansion. Chicago Daily Tribune, February 14, 1943.

By PACIFIC ARENA / WORLD WAR II) Wisner, W. H. (illus).

Chicago.. 02-14- 1943.. Color pictorial map, single sheet from the Chicago Daily Tribune, archivally mounted to linen backing, newspaper sheet 21 x 15 1/2 inches. Very good condition. "A graphic story of Japan's military expansion is told in this new map of the west Pacific ocean, east Asia, and contiguous sea and land areas..." .

$285.00

Pacific Island Stepping Stones to Japan. Chicago Daily Tribune, Thursday, September 28, 1944.
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Pacific Island Stepping Stones to Japan. Chicago Daily Tribune, Thursday, September 28, 1944.

By PACIFIC ISLANDS / WORLD WAR II)

Chicago.: Chicago Daily Tribune.. 09-28- 1944.. Color pictorial map, single sheet from the Chicago Daily Tribune, archivally mounted to linen backing, newspaper sheet 23 1/2 x 17 inches. Very good condition, faint toning to fold lines. "Here are new maps of the Palau Islands and Guam and Saipan of the Marianas Islands, drawn to the same scale to show their relative sizes." An inset map shows the location of the islands in the Pacific. .

$275.00

New Map of Singapore Island - Besieged by Japanese.  Chicago Daily Tribune, Monday, February 9, 1942.
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New Map of Singapore Island - Besieged by Japanese. Chicago Daily Tribune, Monday, February 9, 1942.

By SINGAPORE / WORLD WAR II) Wisner, W. H. (illus).

Chicago.. 02-09- 1942.. Color pictorial map, single sheet from the Chicago Daily Tribune, archivally mounted to linen backing, newspaper sheet 17 x 23 1/2 inches. Very good condition, light toning to horizontal fold. "This is a new map of Singapore Island, now being besieged by the Japanese...North of the Island is the Strait of Johore...where Japanese troops have massed after battling their way down thru the jungles of the Malay peninsula...Until the war made it necessary to discontinue service, Singapore was the journey's end for the Pan-American Clipper planes." The map was published just a few days before Singapore fell to the Japanese on 15 February 1942. .

$545.00

How Japan's Mongol Hordes Can Be Defeated. Pictorial Review Herald American, Sunday, December 5, 1943.
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How Japan's Mongol Hordes Can Be Defeated. Pictorial Review Herald American, Sunday, December 5, 1943.

By PACIFIC ISLANDS / WORLD WAR II) Lord (illus).

Chicago.: Herald-American Pictorial Review.. 12-05- 1943.. Color pictorial map, single sheet from the Pictorial Review section of the Herald American December 5, 1943, archivally mounted to linen backing, newspaper sheet 21 1/2 x 16 1/4 inches. Very good condition, faint toning to fold lines. "Allied Two-Pronged Spear Would Be Largest Pincers Movement in Warfare's History. General Douglas MacArthur and Lord Louis Mountbatten have the answer as to how the Mongol hordes of Japan can best be defeated. The two men are planning warfare history's most gigantic pincers movement designed to trap the Jap in his own backyard...this map shows route to be followed by MacArthur." .

$345.00

The Embattled Key to Power in Far East.  Herald-American Pictorial Review, February 8, 1942.
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The Embattled Key to Power in Far East. Herald-American Pictorial Review, February 8, 1942.

By SINGAPORE / WORLD WAR II)

Herald-American Pictorial Review.. 02-08- 1942.. Color pictorial map, single sheet from the Herald-American Pictorial Review, archivally mounted to linen backing, newspaper sheet 21 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches. Very good condition, light toning to horizontal fold. "Detail map of Singapore Island, on which Singapore is situated, showing naval base in Jahore (sic) Strait, RAF airport, railroad and other strategic points." Beneath the map are two photo illustrations: "one of the huge guns guarding Britain's great fortress" and "Reinforcements for Singapore." This map was published just days before the Japanese took Singapore on 15 February 1942. .

$450.00

Tokyo's Next Bombing May Come From Vladivostok.  PICTORIAL REVIEW: Los Angeles Examiner Tuesday, September 29, 1942.
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Tokyo's Next Bombing May Come From Vladivostok. PICTORIAL REVIEW: Los Angeles Examiner Tuesday, September 29, 1942.

By RUSSIA / JAPAN) Burke, Howard (illus).

Los Angeles.: Los Angeles Examiner.. 09-29- 1942.. Color pictorial map from the Los Angeles Examiner Pictorial Review section, professionally mounted to linen backing, newspaper sheet 21 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches. Toning to edges and centerfold. Very good condition. A dynamic map / illustration by Los Angeles Examiner artist Howard Burke showing a bird's eye view of Vladivostok, Siberia. Informative text labels and small pictographs provide an effective overview of the geopolitical situation, in keeping with the "air-age" geographical imagination of the mid 20th century whose prominent practitioners included Richard Edes Harrison and Los Angeles Times artist Charles Owens. .

$285.00

Japan and Russia Will Divide China. Signs Increase That Northern Area and Lower Yangtze Basin Will be Carved Into Puppet States by Stalin and Mikado, Leaving South Largely at Mercy of Both.  PICTORIAL REVIEW: Milwaukee News-Sentiel Sunday, April 28, 1940.
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Japan and Russia Will Divide China. Signs Increase That Northern Area and Lower Yangtze Basin Will be Carved Into Puppet States by Stalin and Mikado, Leaving South Largely at Mercy of Both. PICTORIAL REVIEW: Milwaukee News-Sentiel Sunday, April 28, 1940.

By CHINA / RUSSIA / JAPAN) Burke, Howard (illus).

04-28- 1940.. Color pictorial map from the Milwaukee News-Sentinel March of Events section, professionally mounted to linen backing, newspaper sheet 21 1/2 x 16 3/4 inches. Minor wear and edge tears now scarcely noticeable. Very good condition. A dynamic map / illustration by Los Angeles Examiner artist Howard Burke covering the area China, Japan, Southern Russia and the northern part of French IndoChina and Siam, showing how the "Aggressors Divide China." Areas under Japanese occupation are shown in red. Informative text labels (including sources of agricultural and raw materials) and small pictographs provide an effective overview of the geopolitical situation, in keeping with the "air-age" geographical imagination of the mid 20th century whose prominent practitioners included Richard Edes Harrison and Los Angeles Times artist Charles Owens. .

$650.00

Bombing of Japan Visualized in Color. Chicago Daily Tribune, Tuesday, May 4, 1943.
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Bombing of Japan Visualized in Color. Chicago Daily Tribune, Tuesday, May 4, 1943.

By JAPAN / WORLD WAR II) Van Swearingen (illus).

Chicago.: Chicago Daily Tribune.. 05-04- 1943.. Color pictorial map, single sheet from the Chicago Daily Tribune, archivally mounted to linen backing, newspaper sheet 23 1/2 x 17 inches. Very good condition, faint toning to fold lines. "In this map...red lines and arrows indicate the approximate routes of the 16 North American B-25 medium bombers that took off from the aircraft carrier Hornet..." .

$325.00

Kiska Seen as Key Base to Attack Paramushiro, Japan.  PICTORIAL REVIEW: Los Angeles Examiner, August 10, 1943.
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Kiska Seen as Key Base to Attack Paramushiro, Japan. PICTORIAL REVIEW: Los Angeles Examiner, August 10, 1943.

By JAPAN - KISKA) Burke, Howard (illus).

Los Angeles.: Los Angeles Examiner.. 08-10- 1943.. Color pictorial map from the Los Angeles Examiner Pictorial Review section, professionally mounted to linen backing, newspaper sheet 21 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches. Toning to edges and centerfold. Very good condition. A dynamic map / illustration by Los Angeles Examiner artist Howard Burke showing a bird's eye view of Kiska Island. Text at lower right provides an overview of the strategic location of the island. .

$485.00

Japan's Main Islands - Where Americans Will Land. Chicago Daily Tribune, August 1942.
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Japan's Main Islands - Where Americans Will Land. Chicago Daily Tribune, August 1942.

By JAPAN / WORLD WAR II) Gfroerer (illus).

Chicago.: Chicago Daily Tribune.. 08- 1942.. Color pictorial map, single sheet from the Chicago Daily Tribune, archivally mounted to linen backing, newspaper sheet 17 x 23 1/2 inches. Very good condition. "This is a new map of the main islands of Japan, where American occupational troops will land and establish their military rule." Places bombed by U.S. Air Forces are shown with red circles. The legend notes "Places bombed by U.S. Air Forces with a red circle" and "Cities bombed by Atomic Bomb" are marked with a red star. The main map shows the Japanese islands of Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu, with the Korean peninsula. Inset maps show Hokkaido,Formosa and a general map of the area. .

$325.00

Theater of Singapore Campaign. Chicago Daily Tribune Tuesday, January 13, 1942.
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Theater of Singapore Campaign. Chicago Daily Tribune Tuesday, January 13, 1942.

By SINGAPORE / MALAYA / WORLD WAR II)

Chicago.: Chicago Daily Tribune.. 01-13- 1942.. Color pictorial map, single sheet from the Chicago Daily Tribune, archivally mounted to linen backing, newspaper sheet 23 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches. Very good condition. "This is a new map of the Malay peninsula, where Japanese forces are pushing southward in an effort to take the British military base in Singapore." Published in the Chicago Daily Tribune on January 13 1942, just weeks before the British colony was taken by the Japanese forces on 15 February 1942 .

$425.00

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