A very rare miniature map of the ecclesiastical province of Austria, an administrative jurisdiction of the Jesuit Order which contained all of modern Austria, Slovenia and Hungary, as well as parts of Croatia, Italy, Serbia and Romania, issued not along after the Order was revived in the wake of the Napoleonic Wars.
A beautifully designed art deco map centred on Zagreb, Croatia, made as an advertisement for a competition, organised by a newspaper Jutranji list (Morning Paper), was drafted by a pioneer of the Croatian graphic design Otto Antonini.
A large, seemingly unrecorded geological wall map of South Istria and Northern Dalmatian Islands with manuscript colouring was made after WWII, when the territory was regained by Yugoslavia after more than two decades under Fascist Italian government.
[Muharebat-ı meşhure-i osmaniye albümü / Album of Famous Ottoman Battles] A monumental portfolio of the famous Ottoman battles, edited by a famous military leader Ahmed Muhtar Pacha during WWI to commemorate the glorious military past of the Ottoman Empire Folio. Title page, 33 unbound double page maps, partly printed in colours, with text, 5 single page maps,…
Colour print, 66 x 79 cm (26 x 31.1 inches), with an original brochure with an index: 8°, 21 pp., wrappers with title, stapled. . Housed in an original illustrated wrappers with a flap (a small hand-written monogram of the previous owner, otherwise in a near-mint unused condition with a minimal stains on the spine of the wrappers).