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WW1 Maps (Including Trench Maps)   47 Books
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Belgium. Sheet 29 S.E., Edition 2, 1:20,000. Sheets of this scale would normally have trench systems printed on them, but this sheet does not, no doubt owing to the rapid advance in 1918 when printing could not keep up with the pace of forward movement. Pencil & crayon annotations show 35th Div. boundaries (inc. battalion boundaries) for an attack from Berchem towards Quaremont & Spichtenberg, with interesting marginal detail on the attack here by 105 & 106th Bdes. (the latter comprising 12th & 18th HLI & Royal Scots), various map references &c. VG. See illustration on our website.  #53399
[HLMainPic]   £65
German East Africa. Karogwe. A. Scale 1:100,,000. Fldg. canvas-backed map, 73x92cm, produced by GSGS/Ordnance Survey, Decr. 1915, based on German map dated 1910.  #53996
[HLMainPic] Fine & detailed coloured map showing interior of southern part of German East at Karogwe &c., & the border between German & Portuguese East (no detail on the Portuguese side of the border. VG & rare sheet with printed 'Ex Mappis' plate of W.H. Ingrams (William Harold Ingrams, 1897-1973, Ed. at Shrewsbury & served with KSLI on Western Front (wounded); colonial administrator whose career was spent mostly in East Africa & Arabia. He was awarded an OBE, 1933, CMG, 1939. He & his wife were jointly awarded the Lawrence of Arabia Memorial Medal of the Royal Central Asian Society, 1939, for their role in bringing peace to the Hadhramaut, & the Founder's Medal of the Royal Geographical Society, 1940, for their exploration of the region. See illustration on our website.   £125
German East Africa. Mikindani. G7. 1:300,000. Fldg. canvas-backed map, 53x40cm, produced by GSGS/Ordnance Survey, based on the German standard map, 1916.  #53995
[HLMainPic] This sheet shows the coastal region south of Lindi including Rowuma Bay, &c., down to Tungi Bay (in Portuguese East Africa), the border between German & Portuguese East, & details on the Portuguese side of the border at Nakwedanga &c. As well as names of towns, hill ranges &c., conditions such as 'forest & bush' are noted, as well as waterholes &c. VG with printed 'Ex Mappis' plate of W.H. Ingrams (William Harold Ingrams, 1897-1973, colonial administrator whose career was spent mostly in East Africa & Arabia. He was awarded an OBE, 1933, CMG, 1939. He & his wife were jointly awarded the Lawrence of Arabia Memorial Medal of the Royal Central Asian Society, 1939, for their role in bringing peace to the Hadhramaut, and the Founder's Medal of the Royal Geographical Society, 1940, for their exploration of the region). See illustration on our website.   £125
German East Africa. Mohoro. E6. 1:300,000. Fldg. canvas-backed map, 85x71cm, produced by GSGS/Ordnance Survey, based on the German standard map, 1916.  #53994
[HLMainPic] This sheet shows the coastal region to the south of Dar-es-Salam including the Rufiji River & Delta (where naval engagements in 1914-15 occurred & the German light cruiser Konigsberg was finally stranded). As well as names of towns, hill ranges &c., conditions such as 'tree steppe,' open steppe,' &c. are detailed. VG with printed 'Ex Mappis' plate of W.H. Ingrams (William Harold Ingrams, 1897-1973, Ed. at Shrewsbury & served with KSLI on Western Front (wounded); colonial administrator whose career was spent mostly in East Africa & Arabia. He was awarded an OBE, 1933, CMG, 1939. He & his wife were jointly awarded the Lawrence of Arabia Memorial Medal of the Royal Central Asian Society, 1939, for their role in bringing peace to the Hadhramaut, & the Founder's Medal of the Royal Geographical Society, 1940, for their exploration of the region). See illustration on our website.   £125
[France] Sheet 70dSE 1:20,000. Edition 1A (Local). German trench systems at Faucoucourt, Urcel, &c., north of the Oise-Aisne Canal, & British trenches south of the canal (Foret de Pinon &c.), corrected to 9/1/1918. Printed by Field Survey Coy., 8/3/1918. Aisne region. VG. See illustration on our website.  #53531
[HLMainPic]   £45
German East Africa. Mahenge. F5. 1:300,000. Fldg. canvas-backed map, 85x71cm, produced by GSGS/Ordnance Survey, based on the German standard map, 1916.  #45070
[HLMainPic] This sheet shows the region west of Kilwa. As well as names of towns, hill ranges &c., conditions such as 'open forest,' 'bush forest' &c. are detailed. Somewhat worn, small piece cutaway from top right margin. See illustration on our website.   £75
German East Africa. Moa. D. Scale 1:100,,000. Fldg. canvas-backed map, 73x92cm, produced by GSGS/Ordnance Survey, Decr. 1915, based on German map dated 1912.  #53997
[HLMainPic] Fine & detailed coloured map showing coastal region at Jasini, Moa Bay, Boma (& the interior of the northern part of German East & the border between German & British East (no detail on the British side of the border). VG & rare sheet with printed 'Ex Mappis' plate of W.H. Ingrams (William Harold Ingrams, 1897-1973, Ed. at Shrewsbury & served with KSLI on Western Front (wounded); colonial administrator whose career was spent mostly in East Africa & Arabia. He was awarded an OBE, 1933, CMG, 1939. He & his wife were jointly awarded the Lawrence of Arabia Memorial Medal of the Royal Central Asian Society, 1939, for their role in bringing peace to the Hadhramaut, & the Founder's Medal of the Royal Geographical Society, 1940, for their exploration of the region. See illustration on our website.   £125
Active Hostile Artillery Map: The Harp/Cherisy/Vis-en-Artois &c., 1:20,000, 14/5/1917. Fldg. paper map, 41x33cm approx., produced by Corps Topo. Section, showing British front line near Arras at 6.30 pm on 14/5/1917, outline British & detailed German trench systems (Hindenburg Line) at The Harp, Triangle Wood &c., plus locations of German batteries (Active, Doubtful & Inactive), plus some other details of German defences. Few edge tears, generally VG. See illustration on our website.  #53508
[HLMainPic]   £65
Sheet 57A 1:40,000: Enemy Rear Organisation. Standard size linen-backed col. map of southern part of Foret de Mormal, Landrecies, Aveznes, &c., with detail revied from information received up to 8/10/18. VG. See illustration on our website.  #53712
[HLMainPic]   £45
France Sheet 57B 1:40,000, Enemy Rear Organisation. Ed. 1A. Fldg. linen backed map with German reserve lines south of Cambrai at Masnieres &c. (Masnieres-Beaurevoir Line, Le Catelet-Nauroy Line, Hindenburg Support &c.), also railways, supply & ammunition dumps, HQs of various types, hospitals, aerodromes &c. "Trenches & corrections to detail revised to 24/9/1918. Reference of Enemy Organisation 25/9/18." Somewhat worn, about VG with some minor marginal annotation by original user (Lt. Richards). See illustration on our website.  #52966
[HLMainPic]   £65

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