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Route Map of Africa.
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Route Map of Africa.

By AFRICA)

London.: Union-Castle Line.. No date. Ca. 1953.. Photo-illustrated brochure opening to full-color map of Africa approximately 20 x 14 inches. The map is copyright John Bartholmew & Son, Ltd.; also credited is the Edinburgh Geographical Institute. Numerous regions are identified, through color coding, as proprietary holdings of European powers. Tape repairs at two folds on verso of map with faint bleed-through in margins outside the map proper. Circular toned spot in South West Africa the size of a 25¢ piece; several small breaks at folds. No WorldCat listing for this particular Union-Castle map. .

$50.00

West Africa.
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West Africa.

By WEST AFRICA)

London.: Bank of West Africa Ltd.. No date. Ca. 1957.. Full color folding map with fabric backing, stiff card covers 8 ½ x 5 inches, with map unfolding to 16 x 33 ½ inches. Text states "Specially prepared for the Bank of West Africa Limited." Map is copyright Edward Stanford Ltd. and printed by George Philip & Son (London). In 1957 the Bank of British West Africa officially changed its name to the Bank of West Africa in an effort to distance itself from its Colonial heritage and to acknowledge emerging West African states. Quite likely the map was issued to advance this newly-adopted identity. Stiff card covers have coin-size circular areas of toning. Map itself in very good clean condition; an uncommon item. No WorldCat listing has been located. .

$185.00

Atlas P.L.M. Morocco.
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Atlas P.L.M. Morocco.

By MOROCCO)

Paris.: Paris Lyons and Mediterranean Railway.. No date. Ca. 1918.. Illustrated Morocco Guide (in ENGLISH) published by the P.L.M. Railway. Guide features numerous black and white photographs of the country, plus two full-page color plates and a centerfold (two page) map of Morocco depicting the railroad’s routes. Embossed cover with gold highlights feature an image of the Paris P.L.M. Station and, below, a circular map illustrates routes between Paris and Morocco. Astonishingly clean condition for a publication nearly a century-old. Booklet in "as new" condition with front cover route map between Marseilles and Tangiers depicted in gold dashes. .

$125.00

Atlas P.L.M. Algeria.
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Atlas P.L.M. Algeria.

By ALGERIA)

Paris.: Paris Lyons and Mediterranean Railway.. 1918.. Illustrated Algeria Guide (in ENGLISH) published by the P.L.M. Railway. Guide features numerous black and white photographs of the country, plus two full-page color plates and a centerfold (two page) map of Northern Algeria depicting the railroad’s routes. Embossed cover with gold highlights feature an image of the Paris P.L.M. Station and, below, a circular map illustrates routes between Paris and Algeria. Astonishingly clean condition for a publication nearly a century old. Booklet in "as new" condition with date 1918 appearing on last page. American Express company ink stamp on rear cover. .

$125.00

The Sunshine Route 5,000 Miles Through Southern Africa Over the South African Railways. Cover title: South Africa the Golden Land.
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The Sunshine Route 5,000 Miles Through Southern Africa Over the South African Railways. Cover title: South Africa the Golden Land.

By SOUTH AFRICA) Carlyle-Call, C.

Johannesburg.: South African Railways and Harbours Administration.. 1935.. Lavishly photo-illustrated booklet (many in color) touting rail tourism in South Africa; 8 ¾ x 5 ½ inches; 96 pp. Centerfold black and white map titled "Map of South African Railways." Booklet in very good clean condition; a prolix (or "detailed") publication targeting the well-heeled tourist of European heritage. .

$35.00

Landform Map of North Africa.
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Landform Map of North Africa.

By NORTH AFRICA) Raisz, Erwin (cartographer).

Cambridge, MA (?): Institute of Geographical Exploration, Harvard University (?). 1952.. Over-sized black and white topographical map, 22 x 48 inches, depicting the land mass of North Africa. Text blocks at top of map provide a glossary of terms appearing on the map, also abbreviations and symbols. An inset map located next to the text block is titled "Political Divisions of the Landform Regions." Text appearing beneath the map's title states: "The map is based primarily on Trimetrogon airplane photographs. Roads and rivers etc were laid out according to the U.S. A.F. aeronautical chart which was also the main guide for spelling. The official maps of Egypt. Sudan, Lybia and the French dependencies; the 1:5000,000 Carte Géologique d'Afrique, the Atlas de Colonies Françaises (Grandidier), le Encyclopédie Colonial et Maritime, the works of J. de Acosta on the Spanish Sahara and many books, articles, reports were also consulted." Extremely large map in very good clean condition. Light creasing to upper right margin not entering map image. No revised dates appear next to the published date, 1952, as is the case with subsequent editions of this map. The publisher information is based on Raisz' long association with Harvard University. The map, uncommon as a first edition, is an important and compelling achievement. .

$85.00

Bacon's Large-Print Up-to-Date Map of Transvall, Cape Colony, &c. Map title: Bacon's Large-Print Map of South Africa.
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Bacon's Large-Print Up-to-Date Map of Transvall, Cape Colony, &c. Map title: Bacon's Large-Print Map of South Africa.

By SOUTH AFRICA)

London.: G. W. Bacon & Co.. No date. Ca. 1899.. Color map in paper wraps, folded as issued, unfolding to approximately 24 x 30 inches. Inset map at lower left: "Environs of Cape Town"; inset map at lower right shows the border area between portions of Bechuanaland and Transvaal. The smaller map above shows the intersection of portions of Natal, Orange Free State, and Transvaal. Other areas on the map are, on the west coast, German S. W. Africa, on the east coast Portuguese E. Africa, and centrally Bechuanaland Protectorate. At bottom of map, near Cape of Good Hope, is the text "to Adelaide 5400 m." Cover states "no. 2" and "One shilling." An attractive map in very good clean condition. .

$165.00

North Africa or Barbary.  I Marocco. II Algier.  III Tunis and part of Tripoli.  IV Tripoli.  V Parts of Tripoli and Egypt.
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North Africa or Barbary. I Marocco. II Algier. III Tunis and part of Tripoli. IV Tripoli. V Parts of Tripoli and Egypt.

By NORTH AFRICA - MOROCCO / LIBYA / TUNISIA / EGYPT)

London.: Baldwin and Cradock.. 1837.. GROUP OF FIVE ENGRAVED MAPS from the atlas of the Society for Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, each map approximately 12 x 15 1/2 inches on sheets 13 1/2 x 16 inches. Light toning to paper, page number neatly written in ink at lower right edge of each map, very good condition. Very interesting grouping of five maps covering the sweep of Northern Africa, finely engraved with great detail. The legend shows notations for aqueducts, fountains, rivers, wells, mountains etc. "The principal Tribes are expressed in Roman Characters. There are no real roads, the lines indicate the usual tracks." The first map has an inset detail "Plan of the City of Marocco" with a long listing of "Moskes." .

$225.00

Pictorial Map of the Witwatersrand Gold Fields.
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Pictorial Map of the Witwatersrand Gold Fields.

By SOUTH AFRICA - JOHANNESBURG VICINITY GOLD MINES MAP) Alderson, E. C. and H. Nell (drawn by).

Johannesburg.: Gold Producers Committee.. 1924.. Folded color lithographic pictorial map, 8 x 24 inches. The color map depicts, in a central position, the city of Johannesburg. Floating above the city is the text: "Johannesburg, the World's Premier Gold Mining City." In the extended environs surrounding the city 16 or more gold mines are identified. Text blocks connected with each mine provide the number of employees ("Europeans and Natives") and the value of the gold extracted in each of the mines to date. Excellent clean condition. The map depicts pictorially "the tableau exhibited by the Transvaal Chamber of Mines." Text in English and Afrikaans. Text on verso (English and Afrikaans) details unfolding events in a narrative titled: "Twenty-four Hours on a Witwatersrand Gold Mine." This is a highly uncommon pictorial map: there are no WorldCat listings for a map with this date, and just two for the more readily available map of 1932, which is an entirely different production, schematic rather than pictorial. Scarce, and in pristine condition. A valuable addition to libraries with holdings emphasizing the history of South African gold mining. Near fine condition. .

$1200.00

Complete Guide to Khartoum.
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Complete Guide to Khartoum.

By SUDAN - KHARTOUM)

Printed in England by the Mamelok Press.: Tourist Agency. No date. Ca. 1954.. Photo-illustrated booklet 8 ½ x 5 ¾ inches; 64 pp., with color folded map of the city opening to 24 x 35 inches. Sudan’s capital city, Khartoum, is located at the confluence of the White Nile (flowing north from Lake Victoria) and the Blue Nile (flowing west from Ethiopia) to form the north-flowing Nile, regarded as the world’s longest river. Very good clean condition, with light spotting to interior of rear cover. Folded map in excellent condition. The cover of the booklet features, in the foreground, three men on camels in a desert environment with, overhead, a de Havilland Comet making an approach to landing. Past and present are fused in the illustration. An unusual publication; WorldCat lists on six library holdings. .

$145.00

Votre Voyage en Tunisie / Your Trip in Tunisia.
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Votre Voyage en Tunisie / Your Trip in Tunisia.

By TUNISIA - TRAVEL BOOKLET)

Tunis, Tunisia.: Office Tunisien du Tourisme.. 1952.. English language travel booklet, stiff paper covers, 8 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches, 62 pp. plus, loose insert: 12 pp pamphlet dated June 1955 titled "Tarifs des Transports - Hotels - Guides" detailing rates for hotels, restaurants, transport, etc. (in French). The 62 pp travel booklet has tabs to allow quick reference to various topical sections: these include How to Reach Tunisia; Formalities (customs, exchange rates, etc.); Travel (car, public conveyance, etc.); Tourism (manners and customs, food and dress, museums, festivals, monuments and sites; etc.); Hotels and Restaurants; and last, Some Touristic Tours. Excellent clean condition. An uncommon mid-century tourist guide, with a useful listing of "what not to do" as a tourist in Tunisia. Recommended dress presumes the well-heeled traveller: for men and women: overcoats, furs etc. in winter while in summer men should wear "white linen suits or shorts with stockings"; however, it is stressed that "ladies should not wear shorts." In sum, always appear smartly dressed and remember: "It is especially unbecoming to stand at the doors of sanctuaries and try to peer inside." No WorldCat listing found for this item. .

$68.00

Afrique du Nord Algérie Maroc Tunisie Sahara
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Afrique du Nord Algérie Maroc Tunisie Sahara

By MID-CENTURY NORTH AFRICAN TOURISM)

France.: Published by and for the French Government.. No date. Ca. 1950s?. Color brochure promoting tourism in Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia. 8 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches, opening to double-sided sheet 17 1/4 x 20 1/4 inches featuring attractive 8 1/2 x 20 1/4 inch color map of the region. Photographic illustrations. Text in French. Two very short splits along central fold edges; overall very good clean condition. An uncommon ephemeral item in French promoting tourism in Northern Africa. No WorldCat listing. .

$60.00

Tripolitania.  The Country & Its People.
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Tripolitania. The Country & Its People.

By LIBYA) Murabet, Mohammed.

Tripoli, Tripolitania, Libya.: United States Information Service (U.S.I.S.).. No date. Ca. 1960.. Guide book in stiff paper covers; 5 3/4 x 4 inches, 143 pp. Illustrated with photographs and two-page map. Book in four sections: The Country; The People; The Way of Life; Tripoli. Very good used condition. Small sticker on title page with name of owner. Newspaper clipping pertaining to an Iranian rug maker. The chapter on Tripoli has sections on climate; temperature scales (C = F); Health and Sanitation; Holidays and Feasts; Markets; Shopping; Tipping; Weights and Measures; the U.S.I.S. .

$75.00

A Tourist Map of Rhodesia.
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A Tourist Map of Rhodesia.

By AFRICA - RHODESIA) Wakefield, Celia (map illus).

Salisbury, Rhodesia.: Rhodesia National Tourist Board.. 1973.. A brochure 8 1/4 x 4 inches unfolding to an attractive 16 1/2 x 24 inch color map of Rhodesia with delicately sketched pictorial surround. Map shows railroads, tarred roads, game preserves, Wankie National Park, and major cities. Maps on verso place Rhodesia in the context of other countries in the southern part of Africa ("Travel to Rhodesia") and within the country itself ("Travel in Rhodesia"). The first map mentioned above depicts the southern part of the African continent with Rhodesia's neighbors. A present-day map replaces Rhodesia with Zimbabwe and South West Africa with Namibia. .

$175.00

Durban South Africa "Chuckle" Map and Guide.
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Durban South Africa "Chuckle" Map and Guide.

By SOUTH AFRICA - DURBAN)

Durban, South Africa.: Durban Publicity Association.. 1953.. Folded brochure promoting Durban with color cartoon map, 15 1/4 x 21 inches, as centerpiece. The map features recreational opportunities in the city on the Indian Ocean with race tracks, botanic gardens, golf courses, Durban University and country clubs located in the immediate vicinity of the city. Also pictured is the "Chesterfield Native Township" and the comparable "Reservoir Hills," home to many of Durban's black citizens. The map chiefly features the activities of the city's white citizenry; racist cartoons of the African citizenry are the norm. Brochure and map in very good clean condition save for "x" in ink and near inscription "my school.". When folded, eight color "post card" style views of the city are featured, plus several blank lines for a hastily written note. Text boasts of a "city of contrasts, where "Oriental and Native Markets lie in the shadow of 'skyscraper stores.'" An uncommon item; no WorldCat listings. .

$215.00

Durban South Africa "Chuckle" Map and Guide.
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Durban South Africa "Chuckle" Map and Guide.

By SOUTH AFRICA - DURBAN)

Durban, South Africa.: Durban Publicity Association.. 1953.. Folded brochure promoting Durban with color cartoon map, 15 1/4 x 21 inches, as centerpiece. The map features recreational opportunities in the city on the Indian Ocean with race tracks, botanic gardens, golf courses, Durban University and country clubs located in the immediate vicinity of the city. Also pictured is the "Chesterfield Native Township" and the comparable "Reservoir Hills," home to many of Durban's black citizens. The map chiefly features the activities of the city's white citizenry; racist cartoons of the African citizenry are the norm. Brochure and map in very good clean condition. When folded, eight color "post card" style views of the city are featured, plus several blank lines for a hastily written note. Text boasts of a "city of contrasts, where "Oriental and Native Markets lie in the shadow of 'skyscraper stores.'" An uncommon item; no WorldCat listings. .

$215.00

Natal (Suid Afrika--South Africa).
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Natal (Suid Afrika--South Africa).

By SOUTH AFRICA - NATAL)

Pietermaritzburg, Natal.: Natal Tourism Board.. 1969.. Illustrated booklet, 48 pp including covers, with text in English and Afrikaans. Booklet features color map of Natal plus five regional maps: North Eastern Natal, Drakensberg and Natal Midlands, Central Coast Area, Zululand, Natal South Coast. The booklet features extensive color photographs focusing on each of the five regions, with accompanying color map. Covers loose from stapled booklet, date "1969" in ink on front cover, otherwise very good clean condition An interesting booklet providing striking photographs of the very diverse countryside comprising Natal. Not pictured are the spitting cobra, black mamba, and other exotics certain to provide holiday thrills. .

$45.00

Tourist Map of the Republic of South Africa.
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Tourist Map of the Republic of South Africa.

By SOUTH AFRICA)

Pretoria, South Africa.: South Africa Tourist Association.. No date. Ca. 1961.. Huge colorful pictorial "Tourist Map of the Republic of South Africa," sheet size 34 x 43 1/2 inches. (Folded size 11 x 4 1/2 inches.) Inset maps of Capetown and vicinity, Johannesburg and vicinity, and Durban and vicinity. Border of map and on map itself are pictorial images of wild life, botanicals, and indigenous peoples. Adjacent to South Africa is the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (dissolved 1963). Two thin quarter-inch long blemishes, otherwise very good clean condition. On verso of map is an index and a listing of over 100 South African cities and towns, providing information for tourists. An attractive and generously sized pictorial map. .

$235.00

Cairo.
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Cairo.

By EGYPT - CAIRO)

Cairo.: State Tourist Administration.. 1963.. Tourist Brochure, 8 3/4 x 4 inches featuring, within, a folded color pictorial map of Cairo 17 x 15 1/2 inches. The maps is an attractive production and utilizes small inset maps of Heliopolis, Helwan, and the Giza Pyramids. The brochure dates from 1963, a decade after the military overthrow of King Farouk (noted for his coin collection) led by Gamil Abdel Nasser and others. The brochure provides programs for a visit of from one to eight days. Embasssies are listed, night clubs, hotels, plus a list of monuments and other sites of interest. Ongoing trips to other parts of Egypt are briefly discussed. The booklet proudly proclaims "Cairo the less expensive Capital in the World. U.N. Report." .

$135.00

Durban Visitors Map & Guide (Besoekerskaart en-Gids)
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Durban Visitors Map & Guide (Besoekerskaart en-Gids)

By SOUTH AFRICA - DURBAN)

Durban, South Africa.: Durban Publicity Association.. 1953.. Brochure 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 containing, when opened, three different maps of interest to the visitor. Text in English and Afrikaans. The first map, a single tricolor panel the size of the folded brochure, is a map of the "Holiday Resorts of the Natal Coast." The second map "Map of Durban Central Area," is comprised of two panels. The accompanying (dual language) text describes "Places of Interest" in and about Durban. The last map is on a sheet 16 1/4 x 21 1/2 inches; it is a detailed overview of Durban and Vicinity with, at bottom, text describing "Places of Interest" in English and Afrikaans. Very good clean condition. An interesting and detailed collection of maps of use to the visitor to Durban. .

$145.00

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