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ATLAS - Verklarende en Ge´llustreerde Wereldatlas. [Nieuwe Verklarende en geillustreerde (sic!) Haagsche Courant Wereldatlas] (title on front boards). Orig. edn.
S.L.['s-Gravenhage], "De Haagsche Courant", s.d. [circa], 1942 folio. recent cloth with new endpapers, orig. illustrated and lettered front wrapper laid-down, designed by "Octave". (xii), (alph.register), 367pp. Tog. 240 coloured maps, single-page and double-spread, all with legenda, and extensive text in dutch being descriptions of the maps, with illustrations, incl. portraits of famous explorers and scientists, incl. a double-spread map of international airline-connection, one with shipping-lines across the world, 2 coloured celestial maps of both hemispheres, full-size plans of main world-ports with legenda and descr. text, a double-spred col. map depict. Europe in 1941 under Nazi-occupation, 1 chart bearing coloured international signal-flags with explanat. text on facing page, list of maps at very end.
A very interesting multi-diciplinary World-atlas, with extensive text, also describing curiosities of each country: monumental buildings, folklore and regional dress, meteorological maps, census-maps, anthropology, mineralogy, meteorology, mineral resources,&c.&c. Published as a premium to subscribers of a dutch daily newspaper de "Haagsche Courant". A very good copy of a curious atlas.

See also our catalogues:
- GEMILANG 157: VARIA: A Potpourri of Books published between 1700-2015).
- GEMILANG 131: Atlases, Cartography, Maps & Plans (2014).
EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 43059