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Classic Maps of the World

1938-39 Germany and Its Approaches Map
1938-39 Germany and Its Approaches Map
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Category: Maps/Wall Maps/Classic Maps

A must-have for those interested in World War II, this informative map was published in July 1944 with an article entitled "Landing Craft for Invasion." This work shows the international boundaries as of Sept. 1, 1939, the day Germany invaded Poland, and boundaries as of Jan. 1, 1938, before Germany seized Austria and Czechoslovakia. It covers Germany, eastern France, Switzerland, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, east Prussia, and southern Denmark. This version, printed on high-quality, semi-gloss paper, is perfect for framing.


$29.95
1938-39 Germany and Its Approaches Map, Laminated
1938-39 Germany and Its Approaches Map, Laminated
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Category: Maps/Wall Maps/Classic Maps

A must-have for those interested in World War II, this informative map was published in July 1944 with an article entitled "Landing Craft for Invasion." This work shows the international boundaries as of Sept. 1, 1939, the day Germany invaded Poland, and boundaries as of Jan. 1, 1938, before Germany seized Austria and Czechoslovakia. It covers Germany, eastern France, Switzerland, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, east Prussia, and southern Denmark. This version is laminated—featuring a "write and wipe" surface and durable plastic covering.


$39.95
1945 Philippines Map, Laminated
1945 Philippines Map, Laminated
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Category: Maps/Wall Maps/Classic Maps

The Philippines were liberated from the Japanese by MacArthur's forces just months before this map was published in March 1945. This map features: Provinces and their capitals; Cities and towns; Airfields, railways and roads; Mountains, lakes, and rivers; Inset maps of Manila and the Lingayen Gulf. This version is laminated—featuring a "write and wipe" surface and durable plastic covering.


$19.95
1945 Philippines Map
1945 Philippines Map
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The Philippines were liberated from the Japanese by MacArthur's forces just months before this map was published in March 1945. This map features: Provinces and their capitals; Cities and towns; Airfields, railways and roads; Mountains, lakes, and rivers; Inset maps of Manila and the Lingayen Gulf. This version, printed on high-quality, semi-gloss paper, is perfect for framing.


$14.95
1493 Chronicon Nurembergense Map, Laminated
1493 Chronicon Nurembergense Map, Laminated
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Originally produced only in woodcut form, this map was published in National Geographic Magazine in April 1893, just five years after the Society's inception. This Latin version was first published in April of 1493, followed by a German version in December of the same year. It makes a perfect companion to the world map by Johannes Ruysch, which is one of the first known maps of the new world.


$19.95
1493 Chronicon Nurembergense Map
1493 Chronicon Nurembergense Map
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Category: Maps/Wall Maps/Classic Maps

Originally produced only in woodcut form, this map was published in National Geographic Magazine in April 1893, just five years after the Society's inception. This Latin version was first published in April of 1493, followed by a German version in December of the same year. It makes a perfect companion to the world map by Johannes Ruysch, which is one of the first known maps of the new world.


$14.95
1942 Asia and Adjacent Areas Map
1942 Asia and Adjacent Areas Map
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Battles were raging in Asia, Europe, and Africa at the time of this map's publication in December 1943. International boundaries on this map are as of September 1, 1939, the day Germany invaded Poland. It features: Thousands of place names; Airline distances; Principal railways, trails, and canals; Mountains, passes, rivers, lakes, deserts, glaciers, and areas below sea level; Ruins and the Great Wall of China; Oil pipelines.


$49.95
1942 Asia and Adjacent Areas Map, Laminated
1942 Asia and Adjacent Areas Map, Laminated
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Category: Maps/Wall Maps/Classic Maps

Battles were raging in Asia, Europe, and Africa at the time of this map's publication in December 1943. International boundaries on this map are as of September 1, 1939, the day Germany invaded Poland. It features: Thousands of place names; Airline distances; Principal railways, trails, and canals; Mountains, passes, rivers, lakes, deserts, glaciers, and areas below sea level; Ruins and the Great Wall of China; Oil pipelines. This version is laminated—featuring a "write and wipe" surface and durable plastic covering.


$59.95
1909 Africa Map
1909 Africa Map
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This historic map of Africa takes you back to 1909, when the "Dark Continent" was barely known to the outside world. The only way to get to places like Abyssinia, the Congo State, and Bechuanaland Protectorate was to take a long sea voyage, then travel many miles by rail. National Geographic was among the first to bring this amazing land to the world, and this incredible map acts as a time capsule, preserving those early days of African exploration. Artistic cartography and painstaking detail make this a map for any collector.


$14.95
1990 Manhattan Map
1990 Manhattan Map
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This map focuses on the neighborhoods of Manhattan, particularly their character and points of interest. It includes: A key to landmarks and buildings; Information on public transportation; Colleges; Hospitals; Places of worship; Government buildings; Museums; Theaters; Road tunnels. This version, printed on high-quality, semi-gloss paper, is perfect for framing.


$29.95
1990 Manhattan Map, Laminated
1990 Manhattan Map, Laminated
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This map focuses on the neighborhoods of Manhattan, particularly their character and points of interest. It includes: A key to landmarks and buildings; Information on public transportation; Colleges; Hospitals; Places of worship; Government buildings; Museums; Theaters; Road tunnels. This version is laminated—featuring a "write and wipe" surface and durable plastic covering.


$39.95
1942 Theater of War in the Pacific Ocean Map
1942 Theater of War in the Pacific Ocean Map
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Category: Maps/Wall Maps/Classic Maps

An exceptional historical piece, this map was published in February 1942. It includes natural features, time zones, ship routes, distance by air and rail, and naval bases—making it a valuable map for collectors and those interested in World War II. This version, printed on high-quality, semi-gloss paper, is perfect for framing.


$29.95
1942 Theater of War in the Pacific Ocean Map, Laminated
1942 Theater of War in the Pacific Ocean Map, Laminated
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An exceptional historical piece, this map was published in February 1942. It includes natural features, time zones, ship routes, distance by air and rail, and naval bases—making it a valuable map for collectors and those interested in World War II. This version is laminated—featuring a "write and wipe" surface and durable plastic covering.


$39.95
1922 World Map
1922 World Map
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This classic world map, published in December of 1922, shows the world's political boundaries following World War I. It features: country borders; thousands of place names and capitals; insets of the northern and southern hemispheres; inset showing natural vegetation and ocean currents; inset showing population density and prevailing winds; operational and planned airplane routes; and railroad routes. This version, printed on high-quality, semi-gloss paper, is perfect for framing.


$49.95
1922 World Map, Laminated
1922 World Map, Laminated
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This classic world map, published in December of 1922, shows the world's political boundaries following World War I. It features: country borders; thousands of place names and capitals; insets of the northern and southern hemispheres; inset showing natural vegetation and ocean currents; inset showing population density and prevailing winds; operational and planned airplane routes; and railroad routes. This version is laminated—featuring a "write and wipe" surface and durable plastic covering.


$59.95
1994 World Political Map
1994 World Political Map
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The classic world as only National Geographic can show it. This map features: Country borders; Thousands of place names; Mountain ranges with beautiful relief shading; Ocean depths and prevailing currents. Insets include: Northern and Southern Polar regions; Physical earth maps for the Eastern and Western Hemispheres; Vegetation and land use; Population density. This version, printed on high-quality, semi-gloss paper, is perfect for framing.


$49.95
1994 World Political Map, Laminated
1994 World Political Map, Laminated
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The classic world as only National Geographic can show it. This map features: Country borders; Thousands of place names; Mountain ranges with beautiful relief shading; Ocean depths and prevailing currents. Insets include: Northern and Southern Polar regions; Physical earth maps for the Eastern and Western Hemispheres; Vegetation and land use; Population density. This version is laminated—featuring a "write and wipe" surface and durable plastic covering.


$59.95
1935 World Map
1935 World Map
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A National Geographic classic, this world map is as much a work of art as it is an incomparable reference for its time. In the map, the world's eastern and western hemispheres are shown separately to give a true sense of area across the continents. The map features: Thousands of place names; Time zones; Air and land transportation routes; Separate insets for the northern and southern hemispheres; Information about the Earth's mass, areas of continents, mountain heights, ocean depths, and much more. This version, printed on high-quality, semi-gloss paper, is perfect for framing.


$49.95
1943 World Map, Laminated
1943 World Map, Laminated
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National Geographic published this classic world map in December 1943, in the midst of World War II. Compared to many of the other world maps by the National Geographic Society, this one has a decidedly dark cast, possibly a reflection of the tone of discouragement felt by many as the War continued. Features: International boundaries as of September 1, 1939; Alliances during WWI and WWII; Classic colorization depicting mountain ranges and areas of high elevation; Ocean currents and time zones. This version is laminated—featuring a "write and wipe" surface and durable plastic covering.


$59.95
1943 World Map
1943 World Map
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National Geographic published this classic world map in December 1943, in the midst of World War II. Compared to many of the other world maps by the National Geographic Society, this one has a decidedly dark cast, possibly a reflection of the tone of discouragement felt by many as the War continued. Features: International boundaries as of September 1, 1939; Alliances during WWI and WWII; Classic colorization depicting mountain ranges and areas of high elevation; Ocean currents and time zones. This version, printed on high-quality, semi-gloss paper, is perfect for framing.


$49.95
1935 World Map, Laminated
1935 World Map, Laminated
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A National Geographic classic, this world map is as much a work of art as it is an incomparable reference for its time. In the map, the world's eastern and western hemispheres are shown separately to give a true sense of area across the continents. The map features: Thousands of place names; Time zones; Air and land transportation routes; Separate insets for the northern and southern hemispheres; Information about the Earth's mass, areas of continents, mountain heights, ocean depths, and much more. This version is laminated—featuring a "write and wipe" surface and durable plastic covering.


$59.95
1981 World Ocean Floor Map
1981 World Ocean Floor Map
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Category: Maps/Wall Maps/Classic Maps

This beautiful physical world map, first published in December 1981, captures the oceans and land of the Earth as only National Geographic can. Stunning relief shading accentuates Earth's underwater world as well as the physical features of all seven continents. See ocean floor topography, major underwater rifts, mountain ranges, river valleys, deserts, and major vegetation zones in amazing detail. This version, printed on high-quality, semi-gloss paper, is perfect for framing.


$49.95
1981 World Ocean Floor Map, Laminated
1981 World Ocean Floor Map, Laminated
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This beautiful physical world map, first published in December 1981, captures the oceans and land of the Earth as only National Geographic can. Stunning relief shading accentuates Earth's underwater world as well as the physical features of all seven continents. See ocean floor topography, major underwater rifts, mountain ranges, river valleys, deserts, and major vegetation zones in amazing detail. This version is laminated—featuring a "write and wipe" surface and durable plastic covering.


$59.95
World Political Map (Classic), Mounted
World Political Map (Classic), Mounted
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Category: Maps/Wall Maps/World Maps

This world map features the Winkel Tripel projection to reduce distortion of land masses as they near the poles. Features include subtle border coloring on land, and prevailing winds and ocean currents at sea. Separate insets show the North and South Polar Regions, world vegetation and land use, and world population density.


Available styles: Black, Gold, Wood Grain, White
$269.00
World Political Map (Classic), Enlarged and Mounted
World Political Map (Classic), Enlarged and Mounted
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Category: Maps/Wall Maps/World Maps

This world map features the Winkel Tripel projection to reduce distortion of land masses as they near the poles. Features include subtle border coloring on land, and prevailing winds and ocean currents at sea. Separate insets show the North and South Polar Regions, world vegetation and land use, and world population density.


Available styles: Black, Gold, Wood Grain, White
$499.00
National Geographic ''My U.S.'' Personalized Map (Classic)
National Geographic ''My U.S.'' Personalized Map (Classic)
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Category: Maps/Wall Maps/Framed Maps

Chart your past explorations, your travel destinations, or the roots of your family tree with our personalized, earth-toned world map. National Geographic's award-winning cartography is available as a map that is yours to customize. Specify up to 70 characters of your choice for the map title—The Wells Family Travels or The Hill-Brown Family's Genealogy, for example. Includes 20 each of five different colors of map pins to mark the locations that inspire memories and spark your imagination.


Available styles: Black Frame, Dark Wood Frame
$155.00
National Geographic ''My World'' Personalized Map (Classic)
National Geographic ''My World'' Personalized Map (Classic)
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Category: Maps/Wall Maps/Framed Maps

Chart your past explorations, your travel destinations, or the roots of your family tree with our personalized, earth-toned world map. National Geographic's award-winning cartography is available as a map that is yours to customize. Specify up to 70 characters of your choice for the map title—The Wells Family Travels or The Hill-Brown Family's Genealogy, for example. Includes 20 each of five different colors of map pins to mark the locations that inspire memories and spark your imagination.


Available styles: Black Frame, Dark Wood Frame
$155.00
1943 World Map, Framed
1943 World Map, Framed
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Category: Maps/Wall Maps/Framed Maps

National Geographic published this classic world map in December 1943, in the midst of World War II. Compared to many of the other world maps by the National Geographic Society, this one has a decidedly dark cast, possibly a reflection of the tone of discouragement felt by many as the War continued. Features international boundaries as of September 1, 1939; alliances during WWI and WWII; classic colorization depicting mountain ranges and areas of high elevation; ocean currents; and time zones.

  • Choose from two frame colors to match your decor.
  • Please allow 2-4 weeks for delivery.
  • $10.00 oversized shipping surcharge will be added to your shipping cost.
  • Not available outside the contiguous 48 United States.

Available styles: Black Frame, Brown Frame
$149.00
World Political Map (Classic), Poster Size and Framed with Personalized Plaque
World Political Map (Classic), Poster Size and Framed with Personalized Plaque
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Category: Maps/Wall Maps/Framed Maps

This world map features the Winkel Tripel projection to reduce distortion of land masses as they near the poles. Features include subtle border coloring on land, and prevailing winds and ocean currents at sea. Separate insets show the North and South Polar Regions, world vegetation and land use, and world population density.

  • Personalize the engraved brass plaque with up to two lines with up to 25 characters (including spaces) on each line.
  • Choose from two frame colors to match your decor.
  • Please allow 2-4 weeks for delivery.
  • $5.00 will be added to your shipping cost.
  • Not available outside the contiguous 48 United States.

Available styles: Black Frame, Dark Wood Frame
$165.00
National Geographic Society 125th Anniversary World Map
National Geographic Society 125th Anniversary World Map
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Category: Maps/Wall Maps/Specialty Maps

This double-sided world map commemorates the National Geographic Society's 125th anniversary with a modern spin on a classic map design. The front is a contemporary political world map with two insets showing the world's political boundaries in 1888 and 1988, the Society's founding and centennial years.


$12.99