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WW1 Maps (Including Trench Maps) WW1 Maps (Including Trench Maps)   31 Books
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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
German East Africa. Kissaki. E5. 1:300,000. Fldg. canvas-backed map, 85x71cm, produced by GSGS/Ordnance Survey, based on the German standard map, 1916.  #45071
[HLMainPic] This sheet shows the region west of Mohoro & SW of Dar-es-Salam. As well as names of towns, hill ranges &c., conditions such as 'open steppe,' 'grass savanah', 'water hole' &c. are detailed. VG. See illustration on our website.   £100
East Africa Protecorate. Karungu. (Provisional) Sheet South A36/E. 1:250,000. Fldg. canvas-backed map, 64x64cm approx., produced by GSGS/Ordnance Survey, 1916.  #51000
[HLMainPic] Karungu, on the shore of Lake Victoria in BEA (later Kenya) was occupied by the Germans in Sept. 1914. Map shows the town & area to the north inc. Kavirono Gulf & part of the Uganda Railway ending at Kisumu. VG. See illustration on our website.   £65
East Africa Protecorate. Kericho. (Provisional) Sheet South A36/F. 1:250,000. Fldg. canvas-backed map, 64x64cm approx., produced by GSGS/Ordnance Survey, 1916.  #51001
[HLMainPic] Area of Kericho, in BEA (later Kenya), in the Lumbwa country, also shwoing the Mau Escarpemnt & part of the Uganda Railway from 16 miles eaat of Kisumu,, via Fort Ternan & Lumbwa Station, &c., to Clutterbuck's Crossing. VG. See illustration on our website.   £65
Enemy Rear Organisation Map. Sheet 1. Edition 2. 1:40,000. Relatively early ERO map (all others we have seen date from the later part of 1918), being parts of sheets 51A & 51B, showing German reserve lines such as the Oppy-Mericourt Line, Canal du Nord Line &c., south-west of Douai inc. Vitry-en-Artois, Marquion, &c., also aerodromes, railhead, retraining point, battery areas, evacuated villages, Div. HQs, telephone centres &c. Oisy le Verger is noted as both a Div. HQ & an "Important Communication Centre." Fldg. cloth backed map of region to the north of Cambrai, printed in November 1917, doubtless in preparation for Cambrai offensive. Printed title to front. VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.  #52429
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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

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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
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
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. 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

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