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Publisher: BOCHOLTZ,
Title: Chart of Knowledge.
Published in: Boston, 1932
   
Size: 10.2 x 10.2 inches.
26.0 x 26.0 cm.
Colouring:

In printed colours.
Condition: Very fine condition. Double sided with chart of Asia and Europe.
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This is a rare 1932 double-sided S. G. Bocholtz and Chart of Knowledge spinning wheel map of Asia and Europe. The map of the Asia depicts from Arabia to Japan and from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics to Siam, Philippines. The names of the different countries are present along the edge of the disk. As the central disk spins, information about each of the countries appears in the windows cut into the disk. The information provided about each principal country includes the country’s population per sq. mile, the capital and its population as well as the country's principal products, Import, principal agricultural products, principal rivers, government and highest elevation.

On the verso, a map depicting Europe with in top a large Zeppelin with the title "Chart of Knowledge". The names of the different countries are present along the edge of the disk. As the central disk spins, information about each of the countries appears in the windows cut into the disk, same as on recto.
This chart was produced by The Chart of Knowledge Company and S. G. Bocholtz in 1932.

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Reference: Helfand, Jessica, Reinventing the Wheel, pp.100-101 (illustrated)



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