Nautical Posters


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6467Rare USCGS poster advertising sale of nautical charts .DetailsU.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey 
USCGS poster for Nautical Charts
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
LOC:90
$1,250.00U-S--Coast-and-Geodetic-SurveyUSCGS-poster-for-Nautical-ChartsSurprisingly scarce poster ca 1970s, originally published in 1959, advertising nautical charts sold by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in Washington, D. C. A later re-issue published by the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service. At one time paper copies of the poster were available by order from the NOAA Distribution Branch but after 2013 products have been only available in PDF print-on-demand delivery. <br><br> A map dealer's dream meta-poster! <br><br> WorldCat contains only one record of the re-issued poster, at the University of Maryland. No copies of the original 1959 poster are known to me. <br><br> Selected dates useful for dating U.S. Coast Survey charts: <div class="indenttextblocksingle"> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"></li> <li>1807 - President Thomas Jefferson establishes Survey of the Coast.</li> <li>1836 - Survey of the Coast was renamed U.S. Coast Survey. </li> <li>1878 - U.S. Coast Survey renamed as Coast and Geodetic Survey.</li> <li>1970 - Coast and Geodetic Survey included within the NOAA and renamed National Geodetic Survey.</li> <li>2013 - NOAA ends printing of lithographic charts in favor of PDF.</li> </ul> </div>
453Post-WWI recruiting poster for the French navy dated to 1930DetailsTheunissen, A.1930
Engagez-vous dans la Marine
Theunissen, A.
1930
LOC:0
$650.00Theunissen--A-Engagez-vous-dans-la-MarineLarge, dynamic, post-WWI recruiting poster for the French navy dated to 1930. Depicts a fast patrol boat or destroyer. <BR> </BR> Lithograph, signed in the plate by A. Theunissen, followed by the symbol of an anchor which is one of the privileges accorded those artists who have been appointed as official "Peintre de la Marine". Theunissen was given that honor in 1925 by the French Minister of Defense in recognition of his artistic work for the French Navy or maritime subjects . Published by Devambez, Paris. 1930.
5107America's Cup chart in Newport Block Island & Marthas Vineyard, 1937.DetailsClegg, Ernest1937
Chart of the Waters between Newport Block Island and Marthas Vineyard
Clegg, Ernest
1937
LOC:88
$155.00Clegg--ErnestChart-of-the-Waters-between-Newport-Block-Island-and-Marthas-VineyardDecorative chart of the waters between Newport, Rhode Island, Block Island, & Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts for the America's Cup races in 1937, after Ernest Clegg. Contains historical information and boat images for previous America's Cup races. Side panel with an explanation of the chart. Ropework outline. Reduced size, not engraved and printed by Beck. <br></br> Ernest Clegg (1876-1954) was a yachtsman, calligrapher, graphic designer, and cartographer. Among numerous other works, Clegg designed a series of three decorative charts recording the America's Cup Races off Newport, RI in 1930, 1934 and 1937. <br></br> From the August 7, 1937 issue of the Illustrated London News.
5269German propaganda poster from WWII related to the fall of Singapore.DetailsAnonymous1942
German propaganda poster of Japanese capture of Singapore WWII
Anonymous
1942
LOC:59
$750.00AnonymousGerman-propaganda-poster-of-Japanese-capture-of-Singapore-WWIIFolding German propaganda poster from WWII related to the fall of Singapore, once thought to be the "Gibraltar of the East", to the Japanese in February 1942. This broadside propaganda poster was produced by the German Army's Department of Wehrmacht Propaganda to mock the British for their failure to protect Singapore from Japanese attack. <br></br> In "Singapura em poder dos japoneses" four views show Japanese soldiers stalking through the jungle and marching in formation with tanks, and Japanese warplanes strafing the airport. Inset map at center shows the supply lines from the Allies to Singapore interrupted or cut (shows scissors) and numerous British and American bases captured throughout the South China Sea , the Philippines, and Malaya. <br></br> At bottom: "A castello forte britanico na Grande Asia foi desbarratado Churchill e Roosevelt tambem ali perderam a jogo" reflecting the magnitude and impact of the defeat. <br></br> Verso with text related to Singapore and details of the conflict in Asia. Portuguese text. <br></br> [Singapora, Singapura, Singapour]
6387Lithographed mid-20th century map of Marthas Vineyard, MA.DetailsParker, Larry1955
Pictorial Map of Martha's Vineyard Island, Massachusetts
Parker, Larry
1955
LOC:87
$750.00Parker--LarryPictorial-Map-of-Martha-s-Vineyard-Island--MassachusettsOriginal, scarce, 1950's Martha's Vineyard Island, Massachusetts pictorial map by Larry Parker. This lithographed tourist map features bright, bold colors, inset pictorial images of island life, and text blocks of historical facts, all hallmarks of a tourist souvenir map. Slight gloss to the paper finish as typical. <br></br> Remarkable condition. <br></br> This 1950's era edition is based on Parker's earlier 1935 black and white map of Martha's Vineyard Island. Not only does the new edition feature vivid lithographed color, several changes were made to the content including below the rope-wrapped bollard where the text "Edgartown Harbor" does not appear directly below the bollard. On this colored edition of Parker's map the area is blank.
451Poster promoting the Salon de La Marine by Decaris in 1958.DetailsDecaris, Albert1958
Salon de la Marine
Decaris, Albert
1958
LOC:50
$195.00Decaris--AlbertSalon-de-la-MarineVery decorative medium-format original two-color poster shows <strong>Neptune</strong> grasping a trident while cradling a sailing vessel. The poster was produced to promote the Salon de la Marine, held in 1958 at the <strong>Paris Musee de la Marine.</strong> The Salon is an event held at the National Marine Museum in Paris to display maritime art by invited artists and by artists named as "Peintre de la Marine" or official marine painter. <BR> </BR> By <strong>Albert Decaris</strong>, one of France's top engravers in the 20th century. Decaris was honored with the post of the official painter of the Marine Française in 1962.
6468Aeronautical charts poster by the NOAA.DetailsU.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey1975
USCGS poster for Aeronautical Charts
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
1975
LOC:90
$1,250.00U-S--Coast-and-Geodetic-SurveyUSCGS-poster-for-Aeronautical-ChartsSurprisingly scarce poster ca 1970s, originally published in 1959, advertising aeronautical charts sold by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in Washington, D. C. A later re-issue published by the NOAA, National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service. At one time paper copies of the poster were available by order from the NOAA Distribution Branch but by 2013 products were only available in PDF or print-on-demand format. <br><br> A map dealer's dream meta-poster! <br><br> WorldCat contains only one record of the poster, at the University of Maryland. No example of the original 1959 poster are known to me. <br><br> Selected dates useful for dating U.S. Coast Survey charts: <div class="indenttextblocksingle"> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"></li> <li>1807 - President Thomas Jefferson establishes Survey of the Coast.</li> <li>1836 - Survey of the Coast was renamed U.S. Coast Survey. </li> <li>1878 - U.S. Coast Survey renamed as Coast and Geodetic Survey.</li> <li>1970 - Coast and Geodetic Survey included within the NOAA and renamed National Geodetic Survey.</li> <li>2013 - NOAA ends printing of lithographic charts in favor of PDF.</li> </ul> </div>
6486Oblique pictorial birds-eye view of Freemantle, Australia in 1985.DetailsMaslin, John A.1985
America's Cup pictorial bird-eye view of Freemantle, Western Australia
Maslin, John A.
1985
LOC:1404
$350.00Maslin--John-A-America-s-Cup-pictorial-bird-eye-view-of-Freemantle--Western-AustraliaAttractive oblique pictorial birds-eye view map of the town and harbor of Freemantle, Western Australia. July 1985 edition. Copyrighted and produced by Ausimap, Perth. Cartography by John A. Maslin. <br><br> In addition to Cockburn Sound and Freemantle Harbor the expansive birds-eye view shows Success Harbor, the fishing boat harbor, and the America's Cup harbour at Freemantle. <br><br> Two years before this map was published, and for the first time in 132 years, the America’s Cup was won by a team from other than the USA. That year, in Rhode Island, Australia II, skippered by John Bertrand defeated Dennis O'Conner on the Liberty. In 1987 the America's Cup race was held in Freemantle, Australia where the Stars & Stripes 87 won the series in a four-race sweep.
6537Poster map of Marathon, Florida by Ron Weaver in 1985.DetailsWeaver, Ron1985
Pictorial poster map of Marathon, Florida.
Weaver, Ron
1985
LOC:61
$500.00Weaver--RonPictorial-poster-map-of-Marathon--Florida-Beautiful pictorial advertising poster map of Marathon, Florida by Ron Weaver in 1985 - "Marathon, the Heart of the Florida Keys." One of the more attractively illustrated Florida advertising maps I have found. The poster contains large illustrations of Florida Keys wildlife- mosquitos, cormorant, manatees, osprey, and fishing/boating activities well integrated into the design. <br><br> <div id="0" align="center"> <a title="Marathon, Florida, 1985."></a> <img id="3" src="/ZoomifyImages/SC_6537/SC_6537_Detail.jpg" alt="Pictorial advertising poster map of Marathon, Florida by Ron Weaver in 1985" width="300"/> <br><small>Details from Ron Weaver's Marathon, Florida poster.</small> </div><br> Quite a nice advertisement for Marathon, Florida and the Florida Keys. A few of the many Marathon, Florida area locations Weaver has noted include: <div class="indenttextblocksingle"> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"></li> <li>Key Colony Beach</li> <li>Fat Deer Key</li> <li>Grassy Key</li> <li>Vaca Cut</li> <li>Marathon Airport</li> <li>Overseas Highway</li> <li>Boot Key Harbor</li> <li>Old 7 Mile Bridge</li> </ul> </div> Design graphics and illustration in a distinctive free-hand style by the talented Ron Weaver. Published by Key Exposure, 1223 Royal Street, Key West.
6481Poster of San Francisco Ferry.DetailsAnonymous1986
Decorative serigraph poster City of San Francisco Ferry
Anonymous
1986
LOC:1404
$180.00AnonymousDecorative-serigraph-poster-City-of-San-Francisco-FerryFine decorative nautical-themed limited-edition silk-screen poster of San Francisco Bay, California and the ferry "City of San Francisco" from the eighth-annual users conference held by Data Design Associates in 1987. Deep rich colors. Signed within (illegible). Number 579 of 700 copies. <br><br> Data Design Associates, Inc., was a Sunnyvale, Calif-based developer of mainframe financial software.
6482Poster of San Francisco Ferry.DetailsAnonymous1986
Decorative serigraph poster San Francisco Bay and Coit Tower
Anonymous
1986
LOC:1404
$175.00AnonymousDecorative-serigraph-poster-San-Francisco-Bay-and-Coit-TowerFine decorative nautical-themed limited-edition silk-screen poster of San Francisco Bay, California and Coit Tower from the fifth-annual users conference held by Data Design Associates in 1984. Deep rich colors. Signed within (illegible). Number 472 of 500. <br><br> Data Design Associates, Inc., was a Sunnyvale, Calif-based developer of mainframe financial software.
6535Pictorial map of Key West Florida By David Harrison Wright.DetailsWright, David Harrison1988
Pictorial Map Treasures of Key West Florida
Wright, David Harrison
1988
LOC:61
$250.00Wright--David-HarrisonPictorial-Map-Treasures-of-Key-West-FloridaPictorial advertising map of Key West ca. 1988 by David Harrison Wright- "Treasures of Key West Florida". Combines historical facts about the island with small images for paid advertisers. <br><br> Copyright by Key Exposure 1223 Royal Street, Key West.<br><br> <div id="0" align="center"> <a title="TITLE HERE"></a> <img id="3" src="/ZoomifyImages/SC_6535/SC_6535_Detail.jpg" alt="Compass rose from a pictorial map of Key West by David Harrison Wright" width="300"/> <br><small>Fine compass rose looking north from Key West.</small> </div><br>