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WW1 Maps (Including Trench Maps) WW1 Maps (Including Trench Maps)   31 Books
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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. 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
Egypt, Sheet C19, 1:100,000. Little Bitter Lake. Provisional Issue, Uncorrected Edition. Large fldg. linen backed map, 85x67cm approx., showing part of Suez Canal & Little Bitter Lake (El-Ambag), several routes & other features. For Official Use Only & evidently an early version of this sheet, Printed by the Survey of Egypt under the authority of the War Office 1916, with intersting pencil note to reverse: "Return to Major Nugent. C in C is very pleased with these maps. ALB. 10/2/16." VG throughout. See illustration on our website.  #53509
[HLMainPic]   £75
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. 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. 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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