London: By the Artist, 1827. Extra illustrated title page followed by 6 plates containing 35 small images, all hand-colored. Slim oblong folio, handsomely bound by Bayntun in 3/4 burgundy morocco with gilt-lettered morocco label on cover, original pink wrappers bound-in; cloth slipcase. London: Published by the Artist, 1827. First edition. A near fine copy.
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Pan American World Airways, 1955. Poster. Original offset lithograph. 48.25 x 28.5 inches. An outstanding and complicated mid-century design from 1955 that combines a projection of the world with a sundial floating in space. Small tear at bottom left edge with some wrinkling. Pan American World Airways, originally founded as Pan American Airways (Pan Am), was the principal and largest international air carrier in the United States from 1927 until its collapse on December 4, 1991. Rare.
Paris: B & J Paris. Map. Chromolithograph with vovelle chart. 5 3/4 x 5 1/8" Some minor creases to support but otherwise in good condition. Wonderful tiny map of the northern hemisphere on a polar azimuthal projection to illustrate time zones. Text below in French describes; "just turn the map to have the corresponding time of all the Capitals of the world, with Paris. Souvenir map from Au Bon Marche department store in Paris. Charles Louis Gustave Bonnet de Malherbe.....
Minneapolis: Burgess, 1938. Illustrated with a few diagrams. , 203 single-sided pages, typed on thin letter-sized paper. 4to, flexible green textured boards with rounded corners, neatly backed in cloth. Minneapolis: Burgess Publishing, 1938. Scarce. Neatly inked signature at top of title; rear cover partially cracked, otherwise a near fine copy of this scarce scholarly tract.