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Series II: Africa
25 items
FOLDER 85 Africae Tabula Nova, circa 1570
37 x 30.5 cm
Map of the Western half of Africa showing the rivers and mountains of the continent. The longitude lines are not curved, but rather they lie straight and meet at various angles along the Equator.
FOLDER 86 Africa
46.5 x 31.5 cm
From the "Colleccion Billiken". Pictorial map shows the outline of Africa filled in with animals and scenes native to Africa. Beneath the map are drawings of Africans in native dress.
FOLDER 87 July, 1946. Africa, circa 1946
31 x 36 cm
Pan Ameican Airways, Inc.
Outline of African continent with scenes of famous landmarks and scenes from African life.
FOLDER 88 Peoples of Africa Have Many Faces
35.5 x 27 cm
Petruccelli, A.
Pictorial map of the African Continent with political boundaries marked. Drawings of the different tribal costumes and their locations in Africa marked.
FOLDER 89 With Italy Eying Tunesia Africa May Become World'd Next Trouble Spot, 1938
42 x 34.5 cm
New York: The New York Sun
Sparland, O.
Cartoon map of the African continent showing the countries, their resources, interesting facts, and their political leanings ie, Pro- or Anti-Hitler.
FOLDER 90 Africa, 1953
33.5 x 26.5 cm
The New York Times Magazine
Advertisement for Farrell Lines "Happy Ships to Africa." Map shows West and South coasts of Africa, the animal, plant life, plus some of the cultural life of Africans. Some text.
FOLDER 91 Peregrinatio Israeli Tarum Per Desertum In Terram Promissam
33 x 42 cm
5.5 miles to the inch.
Anachronistic map of Egypt and the wanderings of Moses. Duplicate, an original copy held in the Parry Collection. Hand colored.
FOLDER 92 Tabula Terrae Promissio Nis Haec est and Progressionis Filiorem Israel, Atque Gan[xx]eden Seu Paradisde Lineatio Secundum Sacrem Scripturam
32 x 41 cm
Shows the wanderings of Moses and the Jews in the desert. Map is similar to other map showing the 40 years of wandering by Moses. It shows Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden.
FOLDER 93 West Africa, circa 1948
51 x 76 cm
90 miles to one inch.
Nottingham: J. Howett and Son Ltd.
Map highlights the West African British Colonies - Gambia, Sierra Leone, Gold Coast, and Nigeria, and their resources and products.
FOLDER 94 East Africa Land of Sunshine, circa 1949
61.5 x 50.5 cm
50 miles to the inch.
Glasgow: Robert MacLehose and Co., Ltd.
Mathews, D.O.
For the East Africa Tourist Travel Association. Map shows the major topography, towns, animal life, transport routes, and political boundaries of East Africa. On reverse, photographs of the area.
FOLDER 95 East Africa Land of Sunshine, circa 1954
35 x 28 cm
88 miles to the inch.
Great Britain: Glen Freebairn
Mathews, D.O.
Map labels major cities, the Rift Valley, transport routes, and the animals of the area.
FOLDER 96 East Africa Sous le Reine de Sidi Mohammed [sp?] Ben Yossif, circa 1947
73 x 47 cm
1 inch= 55 miles
London: Fosh and Cross, Ltd.
Vernon, Leo
The map shows the basic rail, road, and air routes within and out of the country. The natural resources and products of the region are indicated, as well.
FOLDER 97 Maroc, circa 1947
64.5 x 90.5 cm
Casablanca: G.Carriat-Rolant
A Moroccan street scene behind which a map shows the major Moroccan cities and rivers.
FOLDER 98 Carte Touristique du Sud-Marocain
67 x 72.5 cm
Delaq, Theophile Jean
Stylized map of Marocco showing major towns, landmarks, roadways, and mileages.
FOLDER 99 Philip's Pictorial Maps Union of South Africa., circa 1957
81 x 106.5 cm
45 miles to the inch.
London: George Philip and Son, Ltd.
Gill, MacDonald
Map shows products and resources using small symbols. Insets show the seal of South Africa bearing the motto "ex unitate vires" and an inset map of England to show relative size.
FOLDER 100 South Africa
45 x 56 cm
65 miles to the inch.
Holland: Rotogravure Mij. Leiden
For the South African Tourist Corporation. Map shows the major towns and the air and land routes connecting them.
FOLDER 101 Praetoria Pictorial Guide
38 x 52.5 cm
Rostra Printers, Ltd.
For the Praetoria City Council and South African Railways. Map of central Praetoria. Tourist sights are highlighted and labelled. Reverse of pamphlet gives more information.
FOLDER 102 Tunisie
35 x 19 cm
Farion, H.
Tourist map of Tunesia showing the location of major cities.
FOLDER 103 Isle de Djerba
22.5 x 21 cm
Pais: SCIP
Map shows the towns and the recreation available on the island. From a tourist brochure.
FOLDER 104 Tanganyika Road Services
17.5 x 16.5 cm
England: Broadwater Press of Welwyn Garden City
Map shows the major towns and the types of road service connecting them. Smaller map of "Uganda Road Services."
FOLDER 105 Uganda
17.5 x 16.5 cm
45 miles to on inch.
England: The Vandyke Printers, Ltd.
Tourist brochure for "Uganda…Pearl of Africa." for the Uganda Department of Information. Shows the animals and the vegitation of the region. The major towns and the connecting roads are marked.
FOLDER 106 Belgian Congo and Rwanda-Urundi
53 x 56 cm
Map shows major towns and small pictures of Africans in native dress.
FOLDER 107 The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, circa 1955
91 x 66 cm
35 miles to the inch.
Salisbury: Federal Department of Printing and Stationary
Maps shows the resources, products, and animals native to the country. Inset map of Africa giving the location of Rhodesia.
FOLDER 108 A Pictorial Map of Southern Rhodesia, circa 1938
92 x 59.5 cm
Salisbury: Government Lithographic Press
Major towns are marked, some resources, and everyday scenes from life in Southern Rhodesia. School, airports, roads, police camps, and crops are identified.
FOLDER 109 Southern Rhodesia
46.5 x 70 cm
25 miles to the inch.
Great Britain: British Information Services
Nicholls, Denys A.
Pictorial map shows resources and products of the country roads and some river drainage indicated.
Series III: Asia
63 items
FOLDER 110 Exacta and Accutata Delineacio cum Maricima cum Criam Locorum Terrestrium Quae in Regionibus China, Cauchinchina, Cambioa sive Chamapa, Syao, Malacca, Arracan, and Pegu…
39.55 x 52.5 cm
45 Militaria Germanica, quorum uni gradui respondent per inch.
Marked in pencil "1st proof Sept. 1, 1925." and "exhibit 1 1595."
FOLDER 111 Asia, circa 1626
33.5 x 42.5 cm
Goos, Abraham
Map of Asia from West Africa to the Pacific Islands, part of America is just visible as a piece in the upper right-hand corner. "Are to be sold by Tho. Bassett in Fleet Street and Richard Chiswell in St. Paul's Churchyard."
FOLDER 112 Asia Noviter Delineata [1640?]
43 x 56 cm
Blaeuw, Guiljelmo
Mounted on cloth. The map shows eastern mediterranean, Middle East, and Western America (Alaska, and Canadian coasts). The coast of China and Eastern Russia is missing, as well as the Aleutian Island chain, Japan is missing a few islands.
FOLDER 113 Asie
16 x 22 cm
800 km to the cm.
Pan American Airways, Inc.
Liozu, Jacques
Pictorial map shows the different countries of Asia the animals, people, and way of life there.
FOLDER 114 G-Eye View of the Pacific, 1944
35 x 54.5 cm
Petruccelli, Antonio
Map shows the human and animal life that populate the Pacific and Asians regions. 2 copies.
FOLDER 115 Armenia
36 x 26 cm
From a magazine article. Shows the major towns, products, and resources of the area.
FOLDER 116 Pictorial Map of the New War Region in South-East Asia, circa 1942
27.5 x 42 cm
The Crown Colonist
Keyte, W.H.
Map shows the Pacific Islands/SE Asia regions centering on Borneo. Shows the air, rail, and road networks of the islands. Inset map of England to the same scale so as to compare the two.
FOLDER 117 Pleasure Map of Celyon, circa 1948
51 x 34.5 cm
Ceylon: Survey Dept.
Map shows the recreational and senic areas of Ceylon. Wildlife and vegitation are shown too.
FOLDER 118 Ceylon the Technicolour Isle
23 x 61 cm
Map shows Ceylon and small symbols representing the products and resources of the country. The text of the pamphlet explains in more detail the wonders of Ceylon.
FOLDER 119 Tung-su Tui Ch'eng-ya T'ieh-lu (Popular Map:Chentu/Chungking Railroad), circa 1956
48.8 x 72.4 cm
Shanghai: Ti-Tu' Ch'u-pan She
Map shows major towns, roads, mountains, rivers, resources, and products of this area of China. Inset map of China identifying the area covered in the main map.
FOLDER 120 September, 1946. China, circa 1946
31 x 36 cm
Pan American Airways, Inc.
Outline of China with a mosaic of scenes from the country.
FOLDER 121 India and Southeastern Asia, circa 1946
54.5 x 36.5 cm
Pan American Airways, Inc.
Shows a mosaic of scenes from everyday life, famous monuments, both past and present. From a PAA calendar, 1946.
FOLDER 122 Carte des Voyages de Mr. Tavernier, dans les Indes, par Diverses Routes. Dressee Surses Ecrits.
21.5 x 29 cm
Desbruslins, F.
Map shows India --"Empire de Grand Mogol," "Golfe de Bangale," "Golfe de Siam." and the "Mer de Indes." The map is decorated with an elephant, cow, ships, it shows major cities, rivers, and some mountain chains.
FOLDER 123 India Gives Britain Men and Materials -- and Trouble, 1940
21 x 24.5 cm
260 miles to the inch
The New York Times
Newspaper cartoon map gives a general idea of the topography of the region, the resources, and products of the area. Second map shows India divided into political jurisdictions. Accompanying article.
FOLDER 124 Holiday in Kashmir, circa 1958
9 x 14 cm
Calcutta: Sree Saraswaty Press, Ltd.
For Directory of Advertising and Visual Publicity, Minstry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India for the Ministry of Transport. Map shows the major towns in Kashmir and the passability of the roads that connect them,motor road or footpath.
FOLDER 125 National Park Akan
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