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  AFRICA 
 Southern Africa 

ANDERSON, W. [A pictorial map of South Africa from the Second World War]
Union of South Africa. Their Natural and Industrial Resources. Nottingham: Printed by Thomas Forman & Sons Ltd, c.1943. Colour lithographic map. Sheet 490 x 745mm. Folded as issued.
A propaganda map of South Africa, showing how the industry and agriculture of the continent was helping the war effort. Little vignettes mark the cattle, sheep, grain and wood regions, and icons note the various types of mining. The map is decorated with a coat of arms, a large compass rose, a flagpole and a map showing the continent of Africa. A text box reads: 'South Africa is to-day an arsenal and repair base for the Armies of the United Nations. Known originally as an agricultural and pastoral country and as a producer of gold and diamonds, the Union has so accelerated her industrial production that in four years of war it has reached a figure which could not have been attained in peace-time in less than 25 years. The industries which have developed under the stress of war will form the basis of peace-time manufacture when hostilities have ceased'. This map continues a series of maps of Commonwealth countries published during the Second World War. Most were signed by Leslie MacDonald Gill; the artist here is unknown.
[Ref: 16656]    £650.00 ($835 • €759 rates)


  LONDON 
 London Maps 

ANDERSON, W. [A pre-Beck poster map of London's Underground, with bus routes]
Underground Map of London. London: Waterlow & Sons, 1925. Sheet 600 x 745mm. Laid on canvas,
A scarce 'double crown' poster of London's underground, shown with more geographical accuracy and with all lines coloured red. The lines are shown over a sketch road map with the bus routes. At the time of publication the British Empire Exhibition was still open at Wembley and the Northern Line extension from Clapham Common to Morden was still under construction. In the west, 'Hounslow Town', 'Heston Hounslow' and 'Hounslow Barracks' appear for the last time; by the next edition edition they had been renamed Hounslow East, Central and West respectively.
[Ref: 19397]    £1,800.00 ($2,313 • €2,102 rates)


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