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Author: MAP - JAVA MOTORING MAP, Title: Shell Wegengids [voor Java]. [2nd. revised and enlarged edn.].
Description: Soerabaia, De Bataafsche Petroleum Maatschappij/Shell, 1929. Tog. 3 triple-folded sectional coloured maps, total size 47x30cm., in a slim sm.8°. thin boards printed portfolio, Shell-logo in black on upper boards with a printed rectangular notice at tail informing the reader that this map is the 2nd. revised edn. With legenda printed in lower left corner of each map, recto's of map with tables of distances in km, printed on outer left and right of folds, with coloured advertising centre in yellow, with Shell-logo and advertising text printed in red and black, lower half with beautiful designed advert. in colour, text in red and black in lower half, upper half (stretched across three folds) with a picture of Shell Headquarters at Surabaya in white on a dark-blue background. (SCAN AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST). Motoring-map for Java, being a beautiful piece of advertising-art offered by the Bataafsche Petroleum Maatschappij, B.P.M., a subsidiary of Shell, in colonial Indonesia. A very fine set in its original portfolio. (small circular label with a number pasted in lower left corner of upper-side of portfolio, not disturbing however).
Keywords: map/java/motoring/advertising/shell/tourism/guide/colonialism/indonesia/southeast asia
Price: EUR 150.00 = appr. US$ 163.03 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 39942