Item #CL200-31 Universal Business Directories Map Of The World
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Universal Business Directories Map Of The World

c1940. Colour lithograph, 58.3 x 101.8cm. Repaired missing portions, tears, pinholes and creases, trimmed lower margin. Linen-backed.

Map contains a key for “British naval and air bases leased to USA (Sept. 1940)” and statistics on the “strengths of the principal navies [Britain, USA, Japan, France, Italy, Germany]” noting “Germany’s strength in submarines is speculative.” The map’s title includes British and Australian flags, and a lower panel showing the factory for advertiser Pope Products Ltd (Beverley, South Australia). Best known for manufacturing washing machines and refrigerators, Pope Products Ltd produced munitions during WWII. Variant map held in Deakin University. Ref: NLA; ADB; Wiki.

Item #CL200-31

Price (AUD): $1,350.00  other currencies

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