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About Me:
44 Single Male, Scrap Metal Processor. Have been collecting since 1988.
Have many maps and mags for sale or trade. Have a good many bound issue for trade or sale. Albrecht or Airplane as some call them.
Favorite National Geographic publication:
Monthly Magazine
Favorite travel destination:
Race track

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At 4:48pm on February 3, 2008, Andy said…
OK Jay.........Will compile a list of available maps and send for your review.
At 9:19pm on February 4, 2008, Andy said…
Appearing in the February 1913 issue of the National Geographic Magazine, this Central America, Cuba, Porto Rico, And The Islands Of The Caribbean Sea map 23" x 16.5"
This beautiful map of Central America and the Caribbean features ocean bathymetry and colorful county borders, including overlapping colors demonstrating boundaries in dispute. Published in February 1913 one year before the completion of the Panama Canal, this work contains an abundance of unique details including principal lighthouses, U.S. Consular representatives, steamship routes, and coaling stations
Appearing in the November 1925 issue of the National Geographic Magazine, this Arctic Regions map 20" x 19"
This bold map of the Arctic regions appeared in National Geographic Magazine in November of 1925 with the article "The MacMillan Arctic Expedition Returns." In this article, the world would discover the man who would soon be the most famous aviator-explorer of the era: Richard E. Byrd. Filled with detailed explorers routes, this is a wonderful companion to the North Pole Regions map of 1907.
Appearing in the September 1926 issue of the National Geographic Magazine, this North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia And Eastern Tennessee map 20" x 15.5"
Published in September 1926, this map of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Eastern Tennessee highlights these southern states just over sixty years after major events of the Civil War took place including the burning of Atlanta. Inset maps of the cities of Atlanta, Charlotte, and Charleston provide greater detail of the region.
Appearing in the November 1928 issue of the National Geographic Magazine, this Discovery Eastern Hemisphere map 18.5" x 16.5" This historic map of the Eastern Hemisphere simulates the illuminated mariners charts of the 17th Century. The original murals, painted by N.C. Wyeth, are in Hubbard Hall at the National Geographic Society headquarters.
Appearing in the January 1929 issue of the National Geographic Magazine, this Map of Discovery: Western Hemisphere 18.5" x 16.5" In 1927, famed American painter N. C. Wyeth completed a series of five murals for Hubbard Memorial Hall, the National Geographic Society's first formal library. The Map of Discovery: Western Hemisphere, published in January 1929, is one of those outstanding murals. It features Poseidon and a mermaid keeping watch over the oceans as well as the routes of explorers and dates of expeditions.
Appearing in the January 1930 issue of the National Geographic Magazine, this Florida map 13" x 12.5" This Florida map was published in National Geographic Magazine in January 1930 with the article "Florida - The Fountain of Youth." Insets maps provide further detail in this early depiction of the Sunshine State.
Appearing in the April 1930 issue of the National Geographic Magazine, this Louisiana map 13" x 13" Land of bayous, plantations, Cajuns, and jazz, Louisiana is one of the most unique states in the union. National Geographic highlighted the state in April 1930 with the Louisiana map and the article "Louisiana, Land of Perpetual Romance."
Appearing in the October 1932 issue of the National Geographic Magazine, this Antarctic Regions map 26" x 19" This early map of the Antarctic regions was published in October 1932, just a few years after Byrds historical flight over the South Pole. Parts of the inset maps were constructed using aerial photographs and the article "Mapping the Antarctic from the Air: The Aerial Camera Earns Its Place as the Eyes and Memory of the Explorer" appeared in the same issue of National Geographic.
Appearing in the May 1933 issue of the National Geographic Magazine, this United States Of America map
40.5" x 26" (2) This beautiful US map, first published in May of 1933, accompanied a National Geographic article entitled, "How the United States Grew." Perhaps a sign of the times, the cartographers employed decidedly muted tones for the map. Wonderful typography and incredible attention to detail make this a map that is perfect for any collection.
Appearing in the December 1939 issue of the National Geographic Magazine, this Mexico, Central America And The West Indies map 41.5" x 25" The map of Mexico, Central America and the West Indies published in National Geographic Magazine in December 1939 accompanied the article "Puerto Rico: Watchdog of the Caribbean." A wealth of historical notes dot this map, including the dates of the the founding of many cities, the explorers who named them, Aztec and Maya sites, and more. (2)
Appearing in the June 1935 issue of the National Geographic Magazine, this Africa map 29.5" x 31" Africa underwent tremendous change in the early parts of the 20th Century. Access to air travel and increased motor vehicle availability led to increased travel led to increased development and modernization. This beautiful map, produced by the National Geographic cartographic section in June of 1935, tells the story of a continent amidst the old and new. Thorough research and spectacular detail are hallmarks of this beautiful map, one that should be part of any map collection.
Appearing in the December 1935 issue of the National Geographic Magazine, this World map 43.5" x 23"
A National Geographic classic, this world map is as much a work of art as it is an incomparable reference for its time. In this map, the worlds eastern and western hemispheres are show separately to give the viewer a true sense of area across the continents. (2)
Appearing in the December 1936 issue of the National Geographic Magazine, this Pacific Ocean map 38" x 31"
Explore the islands and coastlines of the Pacific with this thorough map of the region. With inset maps of dozens of islands and instructive details such as ship routes, naval bases, time zone boundaries and more, this map makes a wonderful collectors piece. Published in December 1936, it accompanied an article entitled "Flying the Pacific." (3)
Appearing in the June 1936 issue of the National Geographic Magazine, this Canada map 39" x 26.5" This stunning map is truly unique in the unusual pastel hues used to color the geographical regions. As informative as it is beautiful, this work features insets with details about Canadas climate, natural resources, as well as the routes of explorers. Published in June of 1936, it accompanied the article "Exploring Yukons Glacial Stronghold."
Appearing in the July 1937 issue of the National Geographic Magazine, this White Mountains Of New Hampshire map 20" x 17" Appearing in National Geographic Magazine in July 1937, the White Mountains of New Hampshire map highlights the scenic points of interest and outdoor activities to be enjoyed in this lovely region. The map's mountain relief and border of sketches make it a perfect wall-hanging.
1937/ December - South America (2)
1937/ British Isles Pilgrim’s map
Appearing in the July 1938 issue of the National Geographic Magazine, this Historic and Scenic Reaches Of The Nations Capital map 31" x 26" With its border of notable figures and places, this map of the Historic and Scenic Reaches of the Nation's Capital is as much a work of art as a map. Published in July 1938 with the article "Roads from Washington," it contains a variety of interesting historical sites and notes. A unique cartographic work and perfect for framing.
Appearing in the April 1938 issue of the National Geographic Magazine, this Europe And The Mediterranean map 38" x 34" Published in April 1938, this map of Europe and the Mediterranean is a snapshot of the region prior to World War II. A unique feature of this map and others of its era is the list of country names in English as well as the national language. (2)
The "Reaches of New York City" map appeared in the April 1939 issue of National Geographic Magazine with an article about Long Island. With its border illustrations of famous people and sites and its artful cartography, this work is perfect for framing. 26" x 28.5" (3)
At 1:34pm on November 28, 2010, Jack Sharpshair gave Jay Sharpshair a gift
I love you and I miss you so much. All my Love Pop

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