World War II World Map Theaters of Operation c. 1941-45 Sunoco promotional mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Maps, World Maps, World War II, Axis Powers, Japan, Germany, Italy, Allied Powers, United States, Soviet Union, U.K., France, Pacific Theater, European Theater, North Africa).
Lowell Thomas' War Map of the World.
Published c. 1941-3, Chicago by Rand McNally Co. for Sunoco.
Folding world map, apparently distributed as a promotional by Sunoco Gas stations. Text in English.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers, multi-folded into panels and printed on both sides with a series of maps. Allies and Axis possessions are annotated around the world.
Item is old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Paper covers age worn, slight rubbing, remains overall clean and attractive as an ephemeral survival.
Text block paper is toned, signs of handling, small scattered spotting, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. The scarce pamphlet displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Covers measures c. 9" H x 5" W.
Map measures c. 26 3/4" H x 19 3/4" W.