This globe shows contemporary discoveries in the Pacific as well as the routes of three of Captain James Cook's voyages. It was made by Giovanni Cassini, a cartographer and publisher in Rome. He was one of the last of the Italian globe makers active at the end of the 18th century
Published in April 1938, this map of Europe and the Mediterranean is a snapshot of the region prior to World War II. A unique feature of this map and others of its era is the list of country names in English as well as the national language.>>> Order print map <<<
This map is actually two maps joined - one showing the European part of Russia and the other the Asiatic part of Russia. By the end of the century, when this map was made, Russia had become an empire stretching from Europe to the Pacific Ocean.
National Geographic published this map in July 1942 with the article "Western Front Map Embraces Three Continents". This extraordinary work is a must-have for World War II buffs. A striking piece, both visually, with its colorful relief shading, and historically. >>> Order print map <<<