1943 Fissore and Danoy Map of the Principality of Monaco

Monaco-fissoredanoy-1943
$750.00
Principaute de Monaco.
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1943 Fissore and Danoy Map of the Principality of Monaco

Monaco-fissoredanoy-1943

A wonderful map of Monaco, the second smallest country in the world.
$750.00

Title


Principaute de Monaco.
  1943 (undated)    15.5 x 40 in (39.37 x 101.6 cm)     1 : 4300

Description


This is a c. 1943 J. Fissore and V. Danoy map of the Principality of Monaco, the second-smallest country in the world and also one of the richest. The map depicts the principality from the cemetery to Monte Carlo Beach and from the Route de la Moyenne Corniche to the Mediterranean Sea. Charmingly executed, over one hundred different locations throughout Monaco are identified either by labeling them directly on the map or by assigning them a number the corresponds to an index outside the left border. Among the identified locations are the palace, the cathedral, the museum of anthropology, the hospital, and several cinemas. Those locations marked numerically are the principality's hotels. Streets throughout the principality are labeled as well. Monuments, museums, theaters, post and telegraph offices, consulates, and banks are also identified in the index.
Publication History and Census
This map was drawn by J. Fissore and and V. Danoy, printed by the Imprimerie Robaudy in Cannes, and published by the Monégasque National Office of Tourism c. 1943. Three examples of this map are catalogued in the OCLC as being part of the institutional collections at the Library of Congress, the New York Public Library, and Stanford University.

Condition


Very good. Wear along original fold lines. Exhibits some toning. Blank on verso. Attached to original binder.
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