Auction 154, Lot 35

"[The Geographical Publishing Company's World Wall Atlas]", Geographical Publishing Co.

Subject: World

Period: 1935 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
27.1 x 34.4 inches
68.8 x 87.4 cm

This rare wall atlas contains three sheets, published circa 1935, including a world map entitled Equal-Area Projection of the World (27.2 x 18.2") which is surrounded by photographs of Word War II political figures and their flags including Mussolini, Stalin, Hitler, Hirohito and Roosevelt. The verso depicts the Excelsior Series Map of the United States and Alaska. The second sheet contains a Map Featuring Countries of the Far East (30.0 x 26.6") with additional smaller maps of the southern Pacific, Australia and Hawaii on verso. The third sheet contains a Map of Michigan and various population data. The three sheets are joined together by a metal strip at top.

References:

Condition: C+

The maps are generally good with non-archival repairs on recto in the lower section of the sheets. Sheets are somewhat brittle.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/16/2015

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