1645 Willem Blaeu France Languedoc Antique map 25 x 22 large original

1645 Willem Blaeu France Languedoc Antique map 25 x 22 large original

Offered for your consideration is an Original 374 Year Old – c 1645 Antique Atlas Map by Willem Blaeu. LANGVEDOC’ – Map of southeastern France, fully engraved with mountains, forests, roads and cities. The map displays the former province of Languedoc with Montpellier and the towns of Avignon, Valence, Vienne, Auvergne to Cahors, Montauban, Toulouse, Rieux, Tarascon, Narbonne and Arles. Large title cartouche with two angels, double coat-of-arms below and scale done with French “miles”. This fine map of Southeastern France is in excellent condition with very minimal wear you would typically see on a map of this age. Only minor condition issue of note is some very minor foxing. Overall the maps has great color and presence. The map’s overall dimensions including margins is approx 25″ x 21.8″. Exceedingly nice map of a high quality. The item “1645 Willem Blaeu France Languedoc Antique map 25 x 22 large original” is in sale since Tuesday, August 27, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “electronics_revolutionizers” and is located in Jacksonville, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Willem Blaeu
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Year: 1645
  • Country/Region: France
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Framed Original 1887 Antique Map EUROPE Germany Italy Ireland Scotland Russia

Framed Original 1887 Antique Map EUROPE Germany Italy Ireland Scotland Russia

Framed Original 1887 Antique Map EUROPE Germany Italy Ireland Scotland Russia

Framed Original 1887 Antique Map EUROPE Germany Italy Ireland Scotland Russia

Framed Original 1887 Antique Map EUROPE Germany Italy Ireland Scotland Russia

Framed Original 1887 Antique Map of Europe. Original Map Drawn & Engraved for the 1887 Edition of John Alden’s Handy Atlas of the World, Containing Color Maps of Every State and Territory of the United States then in the Union, with a Descriptive Historical, Commercial, and Statistical Detail of Each. Richly Illustrated with more than One Hundred Color Diagrams, Statistical Tables, and Maps of the Chief Grand Dominions of the World with a Complete Index of Every Country on the Face of the Globe. Published 1887 by John B. Alden, 393 37th Ave. New York, 1887; a copy of the Title Page of which is Included. A Fine Map for the Collector or Historian. Makes an Imaginative & Creative Gift. Alden, Publisher: New York, 1887. Map is in Very Good/Good (VG/G) Condition. No writing, folds, or tears. Historical Information Attached to Back of Frame. Historical, Geographical, & Commercial Data of 1887. Impressive on Any Home or Office Wall. Map Dimensions: 2.875x 5 Frame Dimensions: 8.375x 10.375. Fine Adornment of European History. Solid Wood Frame with Plaster Scroll. Fine 1 3/8 Scrolled Molding. Premium Larsen-Juhl Solid Wood Antique Gold. Museum Quality Preserves Map. Paper Backing & Wire Hanger. Brass Eye-Hooks with Provenance Attached. Thick 1/4 Glass Window. Great for History & Genealogy, As Map Shows Cities, Towns, & Landmarks of 1887, Some of Which No Longer Exist Today. A Few of the Cities, Towns, Railroads, and Landmarks Shown on the Map Include. Frankfort, London, Bay of Bordeaux, Leon, Lisbon, Cape of St. Vincent, Madrid, Dublin, Bay of Biscay, Paris, Dresden, Brussels, Bern, Venice, Milan, Lyon, Belgrade, Austrian-Hungarian Monarchy, Serbia, Turkey, Prussia, Minsk, Warsaw, Coburg, Bulgaria, London, Edinburgh, Vienna, Kiev, Moscow, Romania, Constantinople, Riga, Denmark, Pesth, Naples, Rome, Italy, Spain, France, Ireland, England, Scotland, Odessa, Russia, Smyrna, St, Petersburg, and many others. Imaginative & Creative Gift. And thus, the last. Greetings from Historical Savannah, Georgia; Founded 1733. The item “Framed Original 1887 Antique Map EUROPE Germany Italy Ireland Scotland Russia” is in sale since Saturday, May 25, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “jonesjackson” and is located in Savannah, Georgia. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Condition: Used
  • Cartographer/Publisher: John Alden
  • Printing Technique: Woodcut
  • City: Paris
  • Date Range: 1800-1899
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Country/Region: Andorra
  • State: Saxony
  • Topic: Genealogy
  • Subject: History
  • Region: Europe
  • Format: Wall Map
  • Features: Antique
  • Type: Emgraving
  • Year: 1887
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Very Rare Original Pictorial 1935 Story Map Of England Colortext Chicago

Very Rare Original Pictorial 1935 Story Map Of England Colortext Chicago

Very Rare Original Pictorial 1935 Story Map Of England Colortext Chicago

Very Rare Original Pictorial 1935 Story Map Of England Colortext Chicago

Very Rare Original Pictorial 1935 Story Map Of England Colortext Chicago

Very Rare Original Pictorial 1935 Story Map Of England Colortext Chicago

Very Rare Original Pictorial 1935 Story Map Of England Colortext Chicago

VERY RARE ORIGINAL PICTORIAL 1935 STORY MAP OF ENGLAND COLORTEXT CHICAGO. Our research on the internet has not found this map for sale. Paper size is 13″ X 17″. Frame is 14″ X 18″. A few small tears on edge, under mat, and do not go into map. Look at pictures carefully for full condition details. See our other Very Rare Original Colortext maps, West Indies 1936, France 1936. Beginning in 1935 a Chicago publisher, Colortext Publications Inc. Issued a series of arresting color pictorial maps, chiefly of European countries, that employ, in the maps title, the prefix The Story Map of followed by the country or locales name. The maps were intended to convey significant aspects of history and culture pictorially, employing images of places, persons, or design motifs associated with a given nations or geographical regions cultural identity. The item “VERY RARE ORIGINAL PICTORIAL 1935 STORY MAP OF ENGLAND COLORTEXT CHICAGO” is in sale since Wednesday, May 29, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “richjan00″ and is located in Tinley Park, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Publication Year: 1935
  • Topic: Maps
  • County: France
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Colortext
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Region: France
  • Format: Sheet Map
  • Type: Pictorial
  • Year: 1935
  • Date Range: 1930-1939
  • Country/Region: France
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Map of Paris Plan de Paris Le Journal Illustre original published 1878

Map of Paris Plan de Paris Le Journal Illustre original published 1878

Map of Paris Plan de Paris Le Journal Illustre original published 1878

Map of Paris Plan de Paris Le Journal Illustre original published 1878

Map of Paris Plan de Paris Le Journal Illustre original published 1878

Double page map of Paris. Plan-Promenade de Paris – 1878. Le journal illustré, ou le journal illustré, est un journal hebdomadaire français qui a été créé en février 1864 et a cessé sa production en 1899. Il a été modélisé sur le papier illustré Penny publié en 1861 en Angleterre. Il a été illustré avec estampes et de grandes couvertures sujets magazine en huit pages format 27 par 37,5 centimètres (10,6 in × 14,8 in). Quelques années plus tard, il a été intégré dans le journal du groupe des médias. Conçu pour rivaliser avec illustration qui a été vendu à 75 cents, le journal illustré a été vendu pour 10 cents. Il a disparu en 1899 lorsque le supplément illustré de Color-Illustrated le petit journal, le même groupe et vendu depuis 1890, l’a supplantée. En septembre 1886, le journal a publié l’interview du centenaire du scientifique Eugène Chevreul (1786 1889), illustré par Nadar dans une série de photographies reproduites dans la gravure sur bois, qui peut être la première histoire publiée de la sorte de contenir des photographies. Cette carte a été sauvegardée sur le panneau de montage. Mesures 54.5 cm x 72 cm. Le Journal illustré, or The illustrated Journal, was a French weekly newspaper which was established in February 1864 and ceased production in 1899. It was modeled on the Penny Illustrated Paper released in 1861 in England. It was illustrated with woodcuts and large covers topics magazine in eight pages format 27 by 37.5 centimetres (10.6 in × 14.8 in). A few years later, it was integrated into the media group’s Diary. In September 1886, the journal published the centenary interview of the scientist Eugène Chevreul (17861889), illustrated by Nadar in a series of photographs reproduced in woodcut, which may be the first published history of the sort to contain photographs. This map has been backed on mounting board. Measures 54.5 cm x 72 cm. The item “Map of Paris Plan de Paris Le Journal Illustre original published 1878″ is in sale since Monday, April 22, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “invancan56″ and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Le Journal Illustre
  • Printing Technique: Woodcut
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Folding Map
  • Type: journal
  • Year: 1878
  • City: Paris
  • Date Range: 1800-1899
  • Country/Region: France
  • Era: 1800s
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Original Antique Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France 16TH cent

Original Antique Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France 16TH cent

Original Antique Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France 16TH cent

Original Antique Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France 16TH cent

Original Antique Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France 16TH cent

Original Antique Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France 16TH cent

Original Antique Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France 16TH cent

Original Antique Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France 16TH cent

Original Antique Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France 16TH cent

RARE, EARLY AND ORIGINAL MAP BY ABRAHAM ORTELIUS. About 16 3/4″ x 21″. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, published in 1570. Titled Artois / ATREBATUM REGIONIS / VERA DESCRIPTIO. / Johanne Surhonio Montensi / Auc Fore. “(Cartouche incorrectly reads “Johanne Surhonio, ” corrected to “Jacques in later editions). Shows the regions of Cambresis, Vimeux, Ponthieu, Boullenois, etc. Strapwork cartouches upper right and lower right with a scale on the lower one. 527 1598 was a Brabantian cartographer and geographer. Conventionally recognized as the creator of the first modern atlas. The Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Theatre of the World. Ortelius is often considered one of the founders of the Netherlandish school of cartography. And one of the most notable figures of the school in its golden age (approximately 1570s1670s). The publication of his atlas. In 1570 is often considered as the official beginning of the Golden Age of Netherlandish cartography. He is also believed to be the first person to imagine that the continents were joined together before drifting. To their present positions. Not framed or matted. Hand applied pigments slightly faded in places. Slightly toned with negligible foxing. Cartouche and other colors vibrant. Minor roughage around the edges, nothing penetrating into the map (all visible in the images). A FINE AND VERY RARE SIXTEENTH CENTURY MAP. The item “Original Antique Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France 16TH cent” is in sale since Thursday, July 25, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “allenpeach” and is located in Tenants Harbor, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Topic: Antiques
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Abraham Ortelius
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Sheet Map
  • Type: Physical Map
  • Year: 1579
  • Date Range: 1500-1599
  • Country/Region: Artois
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Cannes & St. Margueritte / Honorat. Antique map, original. Bought in Monaco

Cannes & St. Margueritte / Honorat. Antique map, original. Bought in Monaco

Cannes & St. Margueritte / Honorat. Antique map, original. Bought in Monaco

Cannes & St. Margueritte / Honorat. Antique map, original. Bought in Monaco

Cannes & St. Margueritte / Honorat. Antique map, original. Bought in Monaco

Cannes & St. Margueritte / Honorat. Antique map, original. Bought in Monaco

Cannes & St. Margueritte / Honorat. Antique map, original. Bought in Monaco

Cannes & St. Margueritte / Honorat. Antique map, original. Bought in Monaco

Cannes & St. Margueritte / Honorat. Antique map, original. Bought in Monaco

Cannes & St. Margueritte / Honorat. Antique map, original. Bought in Monaco

Original Antique Map, well colored and with many “Extraordinary Beasts” in the waters around Cannes on the French Riviera and the Islands of the Saints: St. Honorat Map size 407 mm wide x 540 mm high The map shows the town of Cannes, the Cap de la Croix and the Islands of St. Honorat The map is colored and the actual foxing are carefully shown in the photos as well some paper tearing along the boarder. I love the “Beasts” swimming in the waters and this map invites you to dream how the world was like in those days. What better map for your Yacht you can have? Original antique map from the “MY Poseidon / YCM Monaco”. With evenly spread light colored foxing For the history: Map bought from antique map dealer during the Monaco Classic week in 1999 Send in a secured mailing roll with tracking. The item “Cannes & St. Margueritte / Honorat. Antique map, original. Bought in Monaco” is in sale since Wednesday, August 21, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases, Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “rareandfine_2010″ and is located in Byron Bay, NSW. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Colour: Beige
  • Cartographer/Publisher: unknown
  • Printing Technique: Lithography
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Sheet Map
  • Type: County Map
  • Year: unknown
  • Date Range: Unknown
  • City: Provence France
  • Country/Region: France
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Braun & Hogenberg, Paris, 16th C Map, Original Antique Hand-Colored Engraved Map

Braun & Hogenberg, Paris, 16th C Map, Original Antique Hand-Colored Engraved Map

Braun & Hogenberg, Paris, 16th C Map, Original Antique Hand-Colored Engraved Map

Braun & Hogenberg, Paris, 16th C Map, Original Antique Hand-Colored Engraved Map

Braun & Hogenberg, Paris, 16th C Map, Original Antique Hand-Colored Engraved Map

Braun & Hogenberg, Paris, 16th C Map, Original Antique Hand-Colored Engraved Map

Braun & Hogenberg, Paris, 16th C Map, Original Antique Hand-Colored Engraved Map

Georg Braun & Frans Hogenberg, Antique Map of Paris, “Lutetia, Vulgan Nomine Paris”. Original Antique hand-colored, double-page copper engraved town plan map of Paris, with two decorative title-cartouches in opposite corrners and three costumed figures in the lower left corner. From Civitates Orbis Terrarum. Probably printed in Cologne, Germany, ca. Last quarter of the 16th century CE. A gorgeously colorful map of one of the world’s greatest cities. Size of visible engraving: 20″ W x 14.5″ H (50.8 cm x 36.8 cm); size of frame: 36″ W x 30″ H (91.4 cm x 76.2 cm). This town plan of 16th century Paris was based upon a map made by Sebastian Munster in 1569, which was based upon an earlier ca. 1523 to 1530 CE drawing called the Premier Plan. East is at the top of the map. The urban layout of the city at this time is very clear, bounded by the city walls. The Bastille is visible in the upper center, and Notre Dame is clearly visible on the Ile de la Cite in the center. This illustration appeared in volume 1 of Braun & Hogenberg’s six-volume Civititas Orbis Terrarum. TRANSLATION OF CARTOUCHE TEXT LEFT: Lutetia, commonly known as Paris, is the largest city in France and has the navigable Seine flowing around it. With the nobility, merchants, an excellent university, the stupendous church of Notre-Dame, the royal palace and other outstanding buildings, with a fair judiciary and most beautiful epitaphs, it is a most flourishing city. CARTOUCHE RIGHT: Paris is truly a royal house / Of the god Apollo in his radiant splendour / Is like Cyrrea full of good minds / Vigorously it brings forth divers writings / Is like Chrysea abundant in metals / Almost like Greece flourishing in wisdom / The India of study and the Rome of poets / Athens, lastly, through famous scholars / Rosebush of the world, balsam of the firmament / Universal, the ornament of Sidon / Abundant in food and drink / Rich in lovely meadows and damp riverbanks / Fruitful in wine, mild for its citizens / Fertile in wheat and many other goods. The item “Braun & Hogenberg, Paris, 16th C Map, Original Antique Hand-Colored Engraved Map” is in sale since Thursday, August 15, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “jwpalmer57″ and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Year: Pre-1600
  • Map Type: Town plan
  • Format: Original engraving
  • Colouring: Hand-color
  • Era: 1500s
  • Original/Repro: Original hand-colored engraving
  • City: Paris
  • Size: 91cm x 76cm
  • Country/Region: Paris, France
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Metz Nancy Saarbrucken France Antique Map Mercator Hondius 1636 Original

United States Antique Maps. North America Antique Maps. Polar Region Antique Maps. South America Antique Maps. US Civil War Antique Maps. World & Hemisphere Antique Maps. Pine Brook Antique Maps. Metz Nancy Saarbrucken France Antique Map Mercator – Hondius 1636. This original vintage antique map of the Lorraine Region of France was produced in Amsterdam by Mercator Hondius circa 1636. The cities and towns of Metz, Nancy and Saarbrucken are on this map. Scores of other villages, abbeys and towns abound. Beautifully printed from engraved copper plates on hand made paper. Fine hand coloring highlights the forests, rivers, villages, and cartouche. A true masters work of art on paper for ones collection or proud display. The total paper size for this authentic historic regional map of France is approximately 24 x 20. All maps come with a beautiful Certificate of Authenticity suitable for display with no pricing information (great for gifting). Also, when available, a copy of the title and contents page from the atlas the map came from. Our experience has shown that these large diameter tubes and loose rolling leave no paper memory. Pine Brook Antique Maps is committed to protecting your privacy. We will not sell or disclose any information that identifies you to a third party, Period! We may use the information we collect to periodically notify you about new services or special offers we think you\’ll find valuable. Pine Brook Maps does not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. The item “Metz Nancy Saarbrucken France Antique Map Mercator Hondius 1636 Original” is in sale since Saturday, April 6, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “hudsonbay” and is located in Newburgh, NY. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Type: Map
  • Maker: Mercator – Hondius
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Original 1747 Homann Maier Map BELGIUM LUXEMBOURG Coats of Arms Holland France

Original 1747 Homann Maier Map BELGIUM LUXEMBOURG Coats of Arms Holland France

Original 1747 Homann Maier Map BELGIUM LUXEMBOURG Coats of Arms Holland France

Original 1747 Homann Maier Map BELGIUM LUXEMBOURG Coats of Arms Holland France

Original 1747 Homann Maier Map BELGIUM LUXEMBOURG Coats of Arms Holland France

Original 1747 Homann Maier Map BELGIUM LUXEMBOURG Coats of Arms Holland France

Original 1747 Homann Maier Map BELGIUM LUXEMBOURG Coats of Arms Holland France

Original 1747 Homann Maier Map BELGIUM LUXEMBOURG Coats of Arms Holland France

Original 1747 Homann Maier Map BELGIUM LUXEMBOURG Coats of Arms Holland France. Handsome original fine detailed copperplate engraving of Belgium, Luxembourg and parts of Holland, France and Germany, printed more than 260 years ago. The map is titled Belgium Catholicum seu Decem provinciae Germaniae Inferioris cum confiniis Germaniae sup. In a decorative cartouche composed of the coats of arms of the ten provinces depicted: Brabant, Limburg, Luxembourg, Geldern, Flandern, Artois, Hennegau, Namur, Mechlan, and Antwerpen. An alternate title in French is printed in the upper margin: Carte des Pais Bas Catholiques ou des X Provinces de l’Allemagne Inférieure… The image area measures 48.2 x 56 cm [19" x 22"]. The map was drawn by Tobias Maier and published in Atlas Geographicus Maior by Homann Heirs, Nuremberg. It is dated 1747 below the title. Details include fortified cities, villages, roads, bridges, forests, and castles. There is a distance scale at the lower left in a garland-decorated cartouche. This map is in very good condition, stabilized on the reverse side with Japanese tissue. A small break at the upper edge has been archivally repaired. Please see the scans, which include front and back view of the entire sheet, and feel free to ask any questions. This is an original , authentic antique map, not a reproduction or modern reprint, and it is fully guaranteed to be genuine. We are pleased to offer it with. Powered by SixBit’s eCommerce Solution. The item “Original 1747 Homann Maier Map BELGIUM LUXEMBOURG Coats of Arms Holland France” is in sale since Friday, August 28, 2015. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “new_world_maps” and is located in Lake Worth, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Condition: Used
  • Type: Map
  • Maker: Homann Heirs
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Region: Europe
  • Region or Country: Belgium
  • Product Type: Antique Map
  • Date of Origin: 1747
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Original Pictorial 1936 Story Map Of France Colortext Chicago Rare Framed

Original Pictorial 1936 Story Map Of France Colortext Chicago Rare Framed

Original Pictorial 1936 Story Map Of France Colortext Chicago Rare Framed

Original Pictorial 1936 Story Map Of France Colortext Chicago Rare Framed

Original Pictorial 1936 Story Map Of France Colortext Chicago Rare Framed

Original Pictorial 1936 Story Map Of France Colortext Chicago Rare Framed

Original Pictorial 1936 Story Map Of France Colortext Chicago Rare Framed

Original Pictorial 1936 Story Map Of France Colortext Chicago Rare Framed

Gold frame with thin blue painted line. One small mark on frame please see photo. Otherwise in Excellent Condition. Story Map of France. 17 x 13.5 inches. Frame: 21 x 18 inches. A detailed and colorful pictorial map of France, filled with drawings of historic sites, incidents and portraits of important French men and women, including explanatory captions. Insofar as there is so much historical information, geography is kept simple, showing major rivers and other bodies of water, counties, cities and towns. There are ships in the oceans both historic vessels and others left uncaptioned and whimsical beings such as the sea monster in the Atlantic Ocean and the merman holding a staff topped by a fleur-de-lis in the compass rose. Other interesting features include the German farthest advance in World War I and a drawing of prehistoric cave paintings in the Dordogne region. A caption in the lower right margin explains that the border design and decorations [are] from 17th century Louis Quinze tapestries and 18th century Robert de otte ornaments. The border also includes a portrait of Napoleon. A small table lists distinguished citizens born in Paris. A tiny credit line in the lower left border above the publication information appears to read A. Another example of this map is in the collection of the Newberry Library (see References below). Colortext Publications published educational books and pictorial maps in the second quarter of the 20th century. A series of Story Maps were published between 1935 and 1950, including maps of Europe, France, Ireland, Scotland, England, Mexico, the United States and the West Indies. Colortext also published maps of France, Germany, Italy and Switzerland during this period by the cartographer and illustrator Ernest Dudley Chase and a map of Kentucky for the H. In addition to Chase, Colortext maps were drawn by Egbert G. Jacobson, Julio de Diego, A. Apparently these maps were intended to engage and educate American youth. In addition, the firm published illustrated booklets about history for children in connection with the Chicago Worlds Fair Century of Progress Exhibition in 1933 and 1934, and maps of Chicago (1938) and a Military Panoramap of the Theatre of War (1940) showing the European theater of World War II. The item “ORIGINAL PICTORIAL 1936 STORY MAP OF FRANCE COLORTEXT CHICAGO RARE FRAMED” is in sale since Thursday, August 8, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “beatrice414″ and is located in San Jose, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.
  • Year: 1936
  • Format: Sheet Map
  • County: France
  • Region: France
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Colortext
  • Type: Pictorial
  • Topic: Maps
  • Publication Year: 1936
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Date Range: 1930-1939
  • Country/Region: France
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