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1 18785C. S. HAMMOND American History Atlas, On the Written Story of History Which tells WHAT happened, this atlas superimposes maps showing WHERE it happened
C. S. Hammond 1948 Paperback Very Good 
36 pages; Very Good condition. (9 1/2 x 12) Shelf rub at the edges - especially the spine. Covers and pages are age tanned at edges. Name/Date inside front cover. Solid, otherwise clean. Historians have become increasingly aware of the major part played by geography in shaping political, social and economic history. It may be safely stated that in no other country has this geographical historical relationship assumed a greater importance than in America. Background Colonization; The World at the Treaty of Saragossa, 1529. Voyages of Discovery 1491 - 1611; Indian Tribes and Linguistic Families; and, much more. 
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2 18158Champion Map Corp A Champion Map Book of Dallas, Texas
Champion Map Corp. FL 1981 Paperback Very Good 
68 pages; Very Good condition. 7 x 10 map book. Just a bit of shelf wear at edges. Solid, clean. 68 pages of maps of city and surrounding cities - plus Index. 
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3 19616City of Vienna Map, Wien Austria (Vienna), 1967
Fremdenverkehrsstelle der stadt Wien 1967 Map Very Good 
1 pages; Large fold out Map (23 inches x 33 inches) Map, Beautiful color pictures, Important streets index; Places of Culture index. Text in German, some English, some French. Map has been mis-folded; does not lay flat. 
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4 18854Exxon Corporation Houston and Vicinity Map - 1985
Exxon 1985 Map Very Good 
2 pages; Very Good condition. Houston and Vicinity Map - 1985. See where the roads used to be. Map has been folded wrong so it does not lie flat. Some wear at the creases - but not bad. One very small spot, otherwise clean. 
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5 18852Hammond Inc. Atlas Moderno Universal, con indice y nomenclador geografico
Hammond Inc. 1975 Revised Edition Stapled wraps Very Good+ 
47 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Text in SPANISH. Tiny curl at corners. Soft bump back bottom corner. Name to top edge of front cover and inside back cover. Solid, otherwise clean. Edicion Nuevamente Revisada. Latin America - Maps. World Atlas. Text in SPANISH. 
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6 18122National Tourist Information Agency Roads in France No. 48 - Fold-out Map
National Tourist Information Agency France 1985 Map Very Good+ 
Very Good Plus condition. Text in English. Just a little shelf rub at the edges. Not worn. Solid, clean. No date that I could find - appears to have been published in the 1980's. Roads in France No. 48 - Fold-out Map. 
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7 18125Publications, Michelin Travel Provence, France - 1988 - Michelin Tourist Guide
Michelin Travel Publications 1983 2060136423 / 9782060136424 Paperback Very Good 
140 pages; Very Good condition. Used but not abused. Reading creases. Solid, clean. Michelin Tourist Guide to Provence France - dated 1988. Typical tourist guide - with all the where to go, what to see. Maps, instructions. In English. Trade Paperback. 
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8 19182Sterling Publishing Antique Maps of the World in Color
Sterling Publishing 1960 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
74 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. LARGE oblong book. Picture board - with 3 very, very thin, assembly flaws - almost unseen. White on front cover ever-so-lightly age tanned. A bit of wear at front bottom corner tip. Fantastic color maps. The thirty six antique maps reproduced in this volume show the latest geographical knowledge that was available at the time they were made, from the 16th to the 19th centuries. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 18855Telstar Espana Autonomias Map - 1984
Telstar 1984 Map Very Good 
1 pages; Very Good condition. Map has been folded wrong so it does not lie flat. Some wear at the folds -but not bad. No copyright date but approximately 1984. Map of Spain - Text in SPANISH. 
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Campania, Basilicanta - Grande Carta Stradale d'Itlaia - D43, Touring Club Italiano
10 20088Touring Club Italiano Campania, Basilicanta - Grande Carta Stradale d'Itlaia - D43
Touring Club Italiano 1986 Paperback Very Good+ 
Very Good Plus condition. THIS IS A FOLD-OUT MAP. Text in ITALIAN. Not worn or used much at all. Fold out map. Just a bit of shelf rub and bump at edges. Solid, clean. Grande Carta Stradale d'Italia - D43. Dated 1985/1986. Includes: Piemonte e Valle d'Aosta; Lombardia; Trentino-Alto Adige; Veneto e Friuli-Venezia Giulia; Liguria; Emilia-Romagna; Toscana; Umbria e Marche; Lazio; Abruzzo e Molise; Campania e Basilicata; Puglia; Calbria; Sicilia; Sardegna. 
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