For sale is a rare WW2 1939 dated Map Of Europe and flags of nations at war produced by W & A.K Johnston limited Edinburgh and London. In great condition and complete comprising of one large a3 map, one envelope with the title “Map Of Europe and flags of nations at war”, one see through packet containing 22 flags. 6 ww2 german flags, 6 ww2 British flags, 6 ww2 french flags and 4 polish flags. These flags are made from a pin and the paper flag. Never before seen another! Great piece of history to have.
The firm of W. & A.K. Johnston was one of the major map publishing houses of the 19th century. William Johnston (1802–1888) and his brother Alexander Keith Johnston (1804–1871) originally trained as engravers, and founded the firm in 1826. Their offices were based in St Andrew Square in Edinburgh's New Town, with their printworks based at the Edina Works, off Easter Road. Keith Johnston became Geographer-Royal for Scotland in 1843, whilst William later became Lord Provost of Edinburgh and was knighted.
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