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1940 - United States Foreign Air Mail Service Post Office Department December 1, 1940

  • $14.99

America's Foreign Air Mail Routes in the Year Before it Entered World War II. Attractive vintage map of the foreign routes of the US airmail service relevant to the United States, in December of 1940. At the time of creation, there were only a few...


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1940 - Art forms of the Pacific Area

  • $21.99

An attractive lithograph showing the art forms of the Pacific, after the eponymous mural by the talented Mexican intellectual Miguel Covarrubias. Many examples of traditional art forms are shown overlaid on a map that includes all of the Americas,...


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1940 - Peoples of the Pacific

  • $21.99

An attractive lithograph from 1940 showing the peoples of the Pacific, after the eponymous mural by the talented Mexican intellectual Miguel Covarrubias. The map shows the Pacific in its entirety and extends to all of the Americas, Oceania, and most of...


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1940 - Pageant of the Pacific

  • $29.99

This is a series of six works, lithographed after Covarrubias's mural the Pageant of the Pacific, which was first displayed at the 1939 San Francisco Golden Gate International Exposition. Covarrubias was commissioned to create this mural that would be...


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1940 - United States Air Mail Service Post Office Department.

  • $14.99

America's Air Mail Routes in the Year Before it Entered World War II. Attractive vintage map of airmail service relevant to the United States, in December of 1940. The map includes the following insets: Alaska-Canada Hawaiian Islands...


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1940 - United States Coast Guard Boston District

  • $14.99

Interesting pictorial map of the coast of New England. Includes an image of "The Famous Lighthouses of New England. From a painting by Larry O'Toole."


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1940 - A Map of Cape Cod

  • $21.99

One of the best vintage pictorial maps of Cape Cod, printed in black, blue, green, and orange. The mapmaker is Paul Paige of East Brewster, Mass. The "Key to the Cape" incorporates an actual key and illustrates Airports, Golf Courses, Life Saving...


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1940 - White Population of the Southwest -- The Dallas Market

  • $21.99

Racialized promotional pamphlet and map produced by the Industrial Department of the Dallas Chamber of Commerce. The material was published in or around 1940 in an attempt to entice businesses to bring their products to the Dallas market. The large...


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1940 - Wichita Falls Wichita County, Texas

  • $14.99

Large folding map of Wichita Falls, Texas, published in Wichita Falls in 1940 by the Heydrick Mapping Company. In the south the map extends below what is now Midwestern State University. In the north, the map extends about as far as the Highway 44-287...


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1940 - Chicago Motor Coach Pictorial Map of Downtown Chicago

  • $21.99

Fine promotional map of Downtown Chicago, showing profile elevations for Chicago's major landmark buildings. Second map on the verso. Offered with original covers.


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1940 - Ye Olde Mappe of Northwestern University

  • $14.99

Rare Pictorial of Northwestern - Only Traced Example. This is a vintage pictorial map of Northwestern, providing a humorous portrayal of the prestigious Evanston university. The campus is easily recognizable, portrayed from the west with Lake Michigan...


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1940 - A Cartograph of the University of Minnesota drawn from the stratosphere directly above the river bank on the three successive mornings revealing much of the art of higher education. . .

  • $14.99

Nadine Semans's Map of the University of Minnesota. Excellent pictorial map covering the University of Minnesota's original "East Bank" campus. Published by the Dayton Company to promote Dayton's University Store, a note in the upper left corner...


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1940 - Map of the Black Hills of South Dakota The Sunshine State

  • $14.99

Why Not Have a Real Vacation this Year in The Mountainous Black Hills of South Dakota Decorative vintage pictorial map of the South Dakota Black Hills, published locally in the 1940s. Attractive tourist promotional pictorial map by K. Pyle. We have...


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1940 - Historic and Scenic Reaches of the Nation's Capital

  • $21.99

Nice vintage pictorial map of the American Southwest issued by the National Geographic Magazine in 1940. The map itself is filled with an immense amount of information, including historical notes in red. The borders feature important scenes from the...


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1940 - Fresno's Backyard (Yosemite, Sequoia National Park, Mt Whitney etc.)

  • $14.99

Rare promotional pictorial map of the National Parks and Recreational Opportunities to the east and northeast of Fresno California, published by the Fresno Chamber of Commerce. The map provides a whimsical look at the region, with lots of hunting,...


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1940 - [Sonoma] Hyde Ranch

  • $14.99

Detailed map of the Hyde Ranch Development, in the southeast part of Sonoma. The area shown is immediately east of Sonoma Skypark and south of Vineburg. The map was likely utilized by a real estate agent to track lot sales. Hyde Ranch was established...