Lot 281 of 392:
Pictorial world map of Air France routes 1948  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$900
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Air France Reseau Aerien Mondial
Author:
Boucher, Lucien
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Perceval
Date:
1948
Description:

Color pictorial map of the world. 33x57 cm (13x22½").

Marvelous poster advertising the routes of Air France spanning the globe, with depictions of the denizens - human and animal - of the far reaches of the planet, and the four-engined aircraft tying them together. Quite scarce: OCLC/WorldCat lists one example, slightly smaller and in pamphlet format, at Stanford University, and also a 1947 printing as an internet resource at the Rumsey Map Center. Also listed at the Rumsey Map Center is a larger version of this 1948 printing.

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Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some marginal darkening, expertly backed with tissue repairing a few tears; very good.
 
Item number:
275036
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