The World and Polar Regions
Army Orientation Course. / News Map of the Week, Inc., 04-13- 1942. Volume 4, No. 32. Single-sided color poster, sheet 35 x 47 inches, folded to 17 1/2 x 12 inches. Considerable wear along upper edge with some paper loss, a few short edge tears, couple of tears in image... More
No date. Ca. 1650. Copper plate engraved map, uncolored, approx. 5 x 8 inches on sheet 6 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches, very good condition (one small spot at lower right corner of map). 3 insets "Mare Caspium Seu Hyrcanum", "Os Ponti Euxini" and "Os Mediterranei". Text in Latin on verso. More
Bumstead, Albert H. and James M. Darley (mapmakers).
National Geographic Society. 1932. Folding color map, 18 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches, light creasing, good to very good condition. Attractive map showing the explorations and flight to the South Pole of Richard E. Byrd on November 29 1929 and other newly... More
Edinburgh. Adam and Charles Black. 1876. Total of 57 tipped in color double and single page maps, MISSING TWELVE MAPS. Three-quarter leather binding with raised bands and gilt lettering and decoration, 18 x 14 inches, all edges gilt. Wear to spine and corner extremities, little paper loss to front free... More
Gibson, J. (sculp.) et al.
London. D. Henry and R. Cave at St. John's Gate. 1762. Volume XXXII. Bound volume for the year of 1762; 8.75 x 5.25 inches; 3/4 leather binding; title page and preface; 633 pp plus index (listing Essays, Poetry, Names, etc. for the 12 issues). Rear... More
London. D. Henry and R. Cave at St. John's Gate. 1757. Volume XXVII. Bound volume in leather binding (spine perished; replaced with fabric, covers badly worn, the front cover and spine separated from the text block.); 8.75 x 5.25 inches; title page and preface; 608 pp including Supplement, followed by... More
Tenpo 5. 1834. TWO VOLUMES, 76 double page color woodblock maps (41+35), 10 1/8 x 7 inches (26 x 18 cm), Japanese accordion style binding with decorative embossed paper covers. There is worming to many, but not all, of the pages, occasional light soiling to margins, covers quite worn. This... More
United Press. No date. Ca. 1940s. Pamphlet, 10 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches, unfolding to color map 20 1/4 x 29 inches, additional color maps on verso. Soft crease to lower left corner, 1 inch piece of clear tape to upper left corner (just outside neat line) and 1 inch... More
Jefferys, Thomas (cartographer) et al.
London. D. Henry and R. Cave at St. John's Gate. 1749. Volume XIX. Bound volume in leather binding (leather spine intact but abraded with loss at head and tail, covers detached, corners bumped); 8.75 x 5.25 inches; title page and preface; 599 pp (including Supplement)... More
London. Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme. 1808. Engraved map, outline handcolor, 9 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches on sheet size 10 3/4 x 16 1/4 inches, centrefold as issued. Faint foxing to edges and soft toning along centerfold; very good condition. A fascinating early 19th century view of the... More
Pelton, O. (engraved by).
No date. Ca. 1835. Map, hand colored engraving, 10 1/4 x 16 1/4 inches on sheet size 11 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches, centerfold as issued. Faint scattered soiling. The prejudices of the West laid bare: the "State of Society" of each part of the world... More
Barrass, Clive (mapmaker).
Sydney, Australia. Australian Motorists Petrol Company Ltd. (A.M.P.), WW II Era (1940- 1945). Large brightly colored (British Empire shown in red) world map on sheet size 24 x 40 inches, originally folded now archivally mounted on linen, with text at bottom stating "With the Compliments of Australian... More
Showa 18. 1943. Color map, sheet size 14 3/4 x 21 inches, folding as issued. Light creasing at lower right fold, overall very good, clean condition. Japanese World War II era map of the world with some interesting detail. There are three inset maps of Burma, New Guinea and Adjacent... More
Eddy, Gerald A. (mapmaker).
Los Angeles. Fold-O-Globe. 1942. 4 color maps, approximately 9 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches, back to back on board unfolding to form globe. With original mylar envelope which has tears and 2 inch area of paper loss. Globe in very good condition. Promotional text on the... More
Indianapolis. The George F. Cram Company, Inc., No date. Ca. 1940s. Color wall map, on linen dissected into 16 panels, two grommets across upper edge (as issued), 49 x 40 inches, folding as issued into 12 1/2 x 10 1/2 inch cloth covered boards. Ex-library with markings on spine and... More
The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company. No date. Ca. 1920? Color map, 12 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches on sheet size 13 3/4 x 20 1/2 inches, folding to 10 x 7 inches. 1/2 inch chip to mid lower edge and ink marks to mid upper edge (both just outside map... More
New York. Funk & Wagnalls. 1920. Color map, 50 x 40 inches, folding to 10 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches, together with booklet, 44pp, pictorial paper wrappers, with card pocket slipcase. Splits at fold intersections up to 2 inches long, one tear in margin entering image about 1 inch. The envelope states: Bond Paper Edition, Price $2.75 net. More
Petrucelli, A. (mapmaker).
Aluminum Company of America. 1943. Color map, 20 x 17 1/2 inches on sheet 24 x 33 1/4 inches, folded as issued to 8 x 5 3/4 inches. This fold out pamphlet issued by Alcoa Aluminum is an excellent example of the importance of maps and mapmaking... More
Thompson, Kenneth W. (mapmaker).
Remington Rand. Copyright 1944. Seven color bird's eye view style maps, each 12 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches on sheet size 18 1/4 x 21 inches. Light vertical creasing, soft edge wear to a couple of sheets, overall very good condition. This is a complete set... More
Chicago. Geographical Publishing Company. No date. Ca. 1941. Color maps on single sheet, 36 x 28 inches, additional maps on verso, folding as issued to 9 1/4 x 7 inches, a few short separations at fold intersections; good, clean condition. Includes listing "Chronology of Important War Events Since December 8... More
1940. Pamphlet, 9 x 4 inches, opening to 19 3/4 x 26 3/4 inches, two sides of color maps. Very good condition One side features a map of the world with a Political and Military Legend. On the verso is a particularly interesting "Western Hemisphere Defense Map" showing North and... More
Cleveland, Ohio. World Publishing Company. 1943. Pamphlet, 7 x 7 inches unfolding to feature map of the two hemispheres centred on the poles on sheet 14 x 28 inches. One inch separation at ends of horizontal fold, pinhole at two top corners, edge tear to right edge of front cover... More
Thompson, Kenneth (illus).
Remington Rand. Copyright 1944. Five color maps, each 12 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches on sheet size 18 1/2 x 21 inches. Some light edge wear, vertical crease plus other soft vertical creases from rolling. Map VII has a waterstain at lower left just entering the image... More
Toronto. 03- 1942. Color map CENTERFOLD from the March, 1942 issue of The Star Weekly: newspaper sheet 14 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches. A few staple holes at centerfold; very good condition. World map by Harris-Parlane shows "the distribution of essential war products, enabling a student of the... More
Bartholomew, J. (illus).
London. George Philip & Son. Ca. 1870s. Map, printed color, dissected into 24 panels and mounted on linen, 21 1/2 x 26 1/2 folding into gilt lettered embossed cloth covered boards (6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches) as issued. Wear to extremities of cover, front joint is... More