Map Showing the Overland and Overseas Flights of Charles A. Lindbergh
This is a pictorial celebrating Lindbergh's Transatlantic flight. It traces Lindbergh's flying career from his 1923 first solo flight at Americus, Georgia, to the delivery of his now world-renowned airplane The Spirit of St. Louis to the Smit...
Map of San Diego's Oil Field
A little gem of a map showing supposed oil drilling operations in the La Jolla, Pacific Beach, Clairemont, and Bay Park neighborhoods of San Diego, published for M. Hall Investment Co. in 1920.The map's purpose is embodied in a tag line under the...
Historical Fun Map of New Zealand
This charming pictorial map of New Zealand packs in nearly 600 years of history. Over 50 historical events and facts are illustrated throughout the map with captions. A short description of each event is on verso. Also on verso is space for a mailing add...
Northwest Orient Airlines System Map
2 x 37 inch silkscreen pictorial showing the airlines' routes, current and projected. At the time, a direct flight to Moscow may have been wishful...or hopeful.. thinking. Vibrant color
A stylistic map of the Congo and its surrounding areas. The map shows regions with their exports and highlights the effects of colonization.In the upper left is a table with legends of the natural resources, locations in the colony and place of Cat...
Shows streets, parks, waterways, and major buildings, with historical notes on red and yellow banners. Along the left and right borders are illustrations of important historical events or milestones in New Haven history, and a map of the center of th...
A New Mapp of the Whole World
The map describes the world in two hemispheres, with two smaller pairs of hemispheres above and below, showing the heavens and the polar regions respectively. This design reflects the world maps published by Gerard Valk at the end of the seventeenth century,...
A Map of the State of Vermont
As a map of Vermont, Allen’s has at least two curious features, one glaring, the other all-but hidden. The first is the coverage: Allen’s map takes in not just the state, but almost all northern New England, Northeaster New York and a large sw...
La Jolla "The Jewel"
A delightful and quite scarce pictorial of the Village and vicinity in 1968. Covers as far south as Bird Rock and North to the Torrey Pines Golf Course which is noted as “Golfer’s Paradise”. Perhaps not surprisingly, many of ...
Carolyn Blattel-Britton was a local Iowa artist. This pictorial map was done for the XIV running of the Ragbrai Bicycle cross-country race*. The race covers over 400 mile from Mineola to Muscatine and the artist shows many of the small towns and local si...