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 very rare miniature map of the ecclesiastical province of Bohemia, an administrative jurisdiction of the Jesuit Order that consisted of the modern Czech Republic, Silesia (in modern Poland) and Saxony (Germany), issued not along after the Order was revived in the wake of the Napoleonic Wars.
Very Rare – the first broadly accurate and detailed map of the course of the lower Danube River, that flowed 1,400 km from Belgrade to the Black Sea; a colossal 7-sheet work (bound in atlas form) that would measure a course approximately 420 cm (almost 14 feet!) long if joined, based on the first serious attempt to map this vital…
Colour print, 65 x 51 cm (25.6 x 20 inches), with an original brochure with an index: 8°, 10 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).
A rare ephemeral artefact from the Gallipoli Campaign of World War I, being a mimeographed map made in the field by Ottoman soldiers, depicting the theatre of the Battles of Krithia (Alçitepe), a series of four major altercations fought between British Imperial-French forces and the Turks between April and August 1915. Mimeograph in purple (Very Good, old vertical centrefold,…
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.
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