Jun 03, 2021 - Sale 2571

Sale 2571 - Lot 43

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(JAPAN -- WORLD WAR II.) Japanese Imperial Naval Office. Dai Toa Senso Sekai Yozu. Large offset color-printed Japanese naval intelligence map of the world on 4 sheets joined. 42x84 inches overall; folded, generally fine with minor spots of foxing and occasional irregular folds. Japan, Showa 17 (1942)

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Published by the Japanese Naval Office one year into World War II, this monumentally-sized chart shows the world at war and records all the major Japanese naval conflicts from December 8, 1941 to November 1942. Focusing on the Pacific theater, some noted battles and events include Pearl Harbor, Battle of Midway, Battle of the Coral Sea, the sinking of the U.S.S. Lexington, the invasion of the Aleutians and Japanese submarines off the California coast for the bombardment of Ellwood.