Map of the Capital City of Warsaw

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Map ID: 207
Original title: Plan Warszawy
Localization: Warsaw
Year: 1938
Scale: 1:25 000
Map size: 62,5x66 cm
Publisher: Ksiaznica-Atlas. Lviv-Warsaw
Source: NB LNU I.Franka, 1617 IV
Rights: Science Library of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (NB LNU I.Franko). Lviv

Map of the Capital City of Warsaw, prepared for print at E. Romer’s “Atlas” Graphic Insitute, and published by “Ksiaznica-Atlas” in 1938.


  • The top right part of the sheet holds the name of the map: “Map of the Capital City of Warsaw” (Plan m. st. Warszawy).
  • Below is the scale (Podziałka 1:25 000), the measuring line, and a note to the effect that the scale does not pertain to street widths (Podziałka nie odnosi się do szerokości ulic).
  • The map key is below the measuring line.
  • The upper right corner holds a map of the central part of the city: “Old Town” (Stare miasto).
  • The lower right corner holds information on the map’s publisher: “Scholarly edit, edition and printing by Ksiaznica-Atlas JSC, Lwow-Warsaw” (Oprac. nauk., nakład i druk Ski. Akc. Książnica-Atlas, Lwów-Warszawa).
  • The lower part of the sheet contains copyright information: “All rights reserved. Printed in Poland. Copyright, 1938, by Ksiaznica-Atlas. Lwow” (Wszelkie prawa zastrzeżone. Printed in Poland. Copyright, 1938, by Książnica-Atlas. Lwów).
  • The bottom left corner holds the trademark of the organization that prepared the map for printing: “E. Romer’s Cartographical Institute ‘Atlas’” (Instytut kartograficzny prof. E. Romera Atlas).